Mi Casa Es Su Casa

Although my knowledge of Spanish does not exceed the vocabulary used in Dora the Explorer, this past Friday afternoon, when we arrived at Rabbi Bentzion Klatzko’s house for Shabbos and he told me, “Mi casa es su casa,” even I knew what he was talking about.

Be Our Guest

The other day, as I was standing in the check out line at one of my favorite clothes stores, I noticed that the saleswoman behind the counter kept asking the next “guest” to step forward. “Guest?!” I snickered. How exactly are we your guests? Although the trend of referring to customers as guests is nothing […]

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