by Shuly Rubin Schwartz

Rabbis’ Wives: Then and Now

The G’s were a lovely rabbinic pair… On one visit, a very long time ago, my host Rabbi descended to the cellar to take care of the ashes…I heard him say, “Leah, I think I have a wedding today please check my calendar.” Leah promptly did and reported, “No, there is nothing on the calendar.” The Rabbi emerged from the basement, clothes covered with white dust, and decided to look up his own pocket calendar “Heavens, yes, a wedding…” But where? He had neglected to enter the time and place. Rebbetzin to the rescue.

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