Our Unexpected Passover Guest

Nobody expected my grandfather to show up at my apartment for Passover—two months after he died

Obama Sits in Elijah’s Chair

Also had an early reverence for Eliot, is exactly who we thought he is

Passover’s Perennial No-Show

At the Seder, we open the door for Elijah. As a child, I thought he’d actually appear. Then I grew up, and anticipation faded into resignation.

The Miracle Worker

A haftorah of unlikely occurrences and blind faith

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