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Easter reflections

From one window I see our neighbor’s children outside hunting for eggs; from another a rather upright neighbor returning (alone) from church. My mother used to make our father go to church with us on Christmas and Easter. He’d stand … Continue reading

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But what about the Jewish Easter Bunny?

Even though I’d still really like to be Jewish, I’m not doing a very good job of abandoning my Christian brainwashing. Recently one of my lucky-to-be-Jewish friends was telling me how her grandchild asked her (sotto voice since her younger … Continue reading

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Eastern Orthodox Easter

It turns out that this day is more accurately Easter, or at least the more astronomically accurate Easter.* The complicated calculation goes like this: Easter falls on the first Sunday after the first full moon on or after the vernal … Continue reading

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