A hunger for meaning.

Photo by Felix Koutchinski on Unsplash

Nothing brings home the fact that we live in a country that has everything like a day of self-imposed hunger and thirst among an excess of food and drink everywhere you turn.

Yesterday was Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, the Highest Holy Day of the Jewish year. It is a culmination of all the Days of Awe that proceed it, and it is the day that we Jews don’t eat from the previous day’s sundown to sundown, nor do we…

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Elena Tucker

Elena Tucker

Writer and storyteller, immigrant, wife, mom, knitter, collector of jokes, lover of cheap, sweet wine.