Debra Fran Baker's Jewish Essays

New domain: Old links will work for a while.

What's New?
What's going on in my life and on this page.
Modified February 22, 2004 (30 Shevat 5764)

Parashat Mishpatim
D'var Torar on the civil laws.

Cycles of Life
Circles and linearity and time. In memory of my father.

D'var Torah on Parashat Va'eira (Exodus 6:2-9:35)
In memory of my father.

Cons for Frummies
How do Orthodox/Observant Jewish fans manage at Science Fiction conventions? Here's how I do it. First published in "Widening Gyre".

Christmas Rant
Why I hate December. Your mileage may vary.

 Passover: Prep and Ritual
Everything we go through before, during and immediately after the Seder nights.

Visit my husband Jonathan's page.

Jonathan Baker's Little Corner of the Web

since April 12, 2000

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