The power of generosity, and the connections it forges, plays out in ‘A Small Act.’
In Talmud Yerushalmi it is written, “I myself found fully grown carob trees in the world; as my fathers planted for me before I was born so do I plant for those who will come after me.”
There is a retired schoolteacher living in Stockholm, Hilde Back, who may never have read that sentence, although she is Jewish.
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The Galloping Gaul Of Kosher Wine; The Wine From A Little Town Called Hope; From Tuscany With Body; Kosher Wine Down Under And Out West
Contemporary Israel In The Literary Spotlight; Three Novels That Span The Globe.
Young Families, Singles Flocking to Upper East Side; ‘The Memory Is In Their Taste Buds’: The Lure of Sephardic Food; Safra Synagogue Rabbi’s Growing Empire; Sephardic And Egalitarian at B’nai Jeshurun; Giving Voice to Sephardic Music.