Praying with Fringes 01/06/2014 – plucking fruits like ripe tokens

In honor of the upcoming "Planting Justice in Palestine/Israel" Tu B'Shvat seder led by Tikkun Olam Chavurah. The poem references Johal, who is a trickster figure in Palestinian folk tales. My Father and the Fig Tree Naomi Shihab Nye For other fruits, my father was indifferent. He'd point at the cherry trees and say, "See … Continue reading Praying with Fringes 01/06/2014 – plucking fruits like ripe tokens