(RNS) — As I looked through my emails to find the one containing the recipe for Grammommy Rose’s latkes, I said a prayer. How fortunate am I that the internet gives me a connection to my history, my namesake, my ancestors and my Uncle Jeff?
(RNS) My decision is a bit in keeping with Jewish traditional teachings about what to do with bodies. And some not in such keeping. Which, given my basic attitude as a Jewish agnostic, probably is consistent.