Elias Neibart is a recent college graduate living and working in New York City. This fall he will pursue a MPhil at the University of Cambridge, and in 2022, he will begin his legal education at Harvard Law School.
In a world filled with immediacy and indulgence, the countercultural act of fasting teaches us how to temper our most immediate urges.
Have you put on tefillin today? The question was almost rhetorical – of course, I hadn’t. I am Jewish – but not that kind of Jewish.