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Easter in Eastern Germany

This piece was originally published as a newsletter introduction in April 2023. Dear Woolf friends, If you visit East Germany, where I was born and raised, any time in late… Continue reading

When Hanukkah starts on Christmas Eve...

The solar Gregorian calendar determines the timing of Christmas, while both the sun and moon guide the Jewish calendar. As a result, each year interfaith families must negotiate… Continue reading


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