The four-volume set weighed a whopping ten pounds, but as I traipsed up the hill, I felt ecstatic that I could actually give my husband exactly what he wanted.
In the Torah, God told the Jewish people exactly what He wants from us.
Joseph Grant Swank, Jr., wrote on a popular Conservative website: "Dr. Laura's appraisal of Judaism and she can't stand in the cold any longer." It's an old canard.
Laura says that she gets from Judaism present-tense what she's always got from Judaism. She tried to deny it for years of study and ritual and hoop jumping. Decades ago a Catholic friend remarked to me: "Well, of course, the Jewish God is a God of law.
It stands on the west bank of Cedron and was once known as the Great Laura.