Cruise and Jews

As many of you know, several weeks ago, Marian and I took a seven-day cruise to Alaska, and I was able to set foot in my 50th state. Whenever I travel, whether I wear my kippah or a hat is an issue. On the one hand, I identify as a religious Jew; on the other, that identification can trigger comments or attitudes that I do not want to encourage or experience. (I should point out that, although some disagree, wearing a head covering is not required by Jewish law, unless one is making a berachah.) ​ There were over 3,000 passengers on our ship, but I did not see any other person wearing a kippah. But soon after we boarded the ship, we came upon a tableau with Hebrew writing, displayed in the h

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