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[Guest Post] Birthday

Posted on January 6, 2015 by Rivka Epstein

Rivka Epstein, married to Pardes instructor Rabbi Michael Hattin, wrote the following piece on the occasion of their son, Elchanan’s, first jump with the IDF. I gave birth today. But my belly was steel and my arms, wings. I flew above the sands, precariously positioned myself, and ejected a life. Gracefully, he dropped, gravity his Continue Reading »