I Do Not Know, A Blog From Quarantine

The Talmud says: “Teach your tongue to say: I do not know. If you don’t, you will become entangled in a web of deceit.” (Berakhot 4a) At the foundation of our faith is this fundamental truth: despite all the knowledge we have, there are things out there that are still unknown. The rabbis teach us that if we are too afraid to admit this, we will never learn the truth. (Pirkei Avot 2:5) Cheryl, Jonah and I tested positive for COVID upon our return from Jackson Hole early Sunday morning. For Cheryl and me, the first few days were rough, but we’re on the mend. Jonah has had no symptoms. Abigail tested negative. To the best of our ability, Cheryl and I have done everything that the CDC and other health officials have told us to do. We’re vaccinated and boosted, as are the kids. Cheryl and I have been pretty strict with…