I Can’t Forget: Leonard Cohen, Kazuo Ishiguro and us

I came across this very sweet musing by Kazuo Ishiguro in the Wall Street Journal on shabbos. He reflects on the haunting chorus of Leonard Cohen’s 1988 song, I Can’t Forget: “I can’t forget but I don’t remember what.” Continue reading

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Erev Pesach OpEds

I’m going to try to get back to my original goal for this blog: citing and commenting on interesting articles that should have some resonance for Modern Orthodox education. You may have missed these two excellent Pesach themed Op-eds if you were busy burning your chametz this past Friday morning. Joshua Berman’s Search for the Historical Exodus was published in the Wall Street Journal. It’s a condensed version of the more detailed essay he published in Mosaic on March 2. David Brooks wrote a piece titled On Conquering Fear that was published in the New York Times.  Why did I find these important? Continue reading