Tzedakah motif on a Jewish gravestone. Jewish cemetery in Otwock (Karczew-Anielin)
What is the pain that is pressing on your heart right this moment? That’s what you need to make Teshuvah about. You need to make Teshuva about your fractured mind and your fearful heart.
Rabbi Alan Lew, This Is Real and You Are Completely Unprepared
The infamous Frederic Brenner picture of female students at JTS in tefillin - later one would say he didn’t let them wear their own clothing, and wouldn’t let them smile. (Couldn’t find a bigger version online….)
Author Dani Shapiro wearing her deceased father’s tallit and tefillin