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Loving Fathers

Ani l’doni v’dodi li – I am to my Beloved and my Beloved is to me. (Song of Songs 3:3) The Hebrew letters at the start of these four words form the word Elul, the name of the month preceding Rosh Hashana. With the “beloveds” at the center of Song […]
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Religious Jewish fathers don’t get a very positive portrayal in media. On the side of fiction, there’s  Tevye, from Fiddler on the Roof, who is strict and expects his family to obey him. There’s the dad from Shtisel, who tries to limit his son Akiva and his dreams of being […]
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