Tag Archives: Gerard Sarnat

Cut And Paste Patronymics

Born just after World War II, Gerard Sarnat was the great-great- grandson of Jacob Ben Isaac Gesundheit the bigwig High Rabbi of Warsaw, and diminutive shtetl lowlifes Nahum Z. and Yente Liebe Sarnatzky. Everyone called me by the sobriquet Gerry. … Continue reading

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Organ Recital

We wobble to church every month’s last Tuesday for Old-Timers Lunch. Though the steeple’s cross is gone, our sangha preserved the harmonium. Mindful lovingkindness circle, most of us can no longer lotus. Careers shut down, silence tilts towards euphony careened … Continue reading

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