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Yehoshua November: At the Request of the Organization for Jewish Prisoners

Three bearded rabbinical students in a rented car, trunk filled with menorah kits and grape-juice bottles, we pulled away from the all-male yeshiva in New Jersey and headed west, into … Continue reading

December 24, 2016 · 2 Comments

Yehoshua November: Falling from the Sky

When we found out our daughter had gone deaf, I did not question God’s fairness— not out of faith but because my whole life it had always seemed that at … Continue reading

September 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Yehoshua November: Conjoined Twins

My father was a resident in the hospital when my young mother gave birth to them. Two bodies and one heart.   And hearing that the pathologists at that teaching … Continue reading

July 29, 2016 · 2 Comments