Fix It Now!

Have you ever heard a shofar blow? A shofar is made from a ram’s horn and is an instrument Jews use for the High Holy Days. The tradition is to blow the shofar one hundred blasts during the Rosh Hashanah … Read More

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Cleaning Up Our Act

Cleaning up our Act…Starting today. We are a week into the month of  Elul— the last month of the Jewish year. After a summer filled with outings, sun, and visits with friends, Jews begin to think about getting back into … Read More

Cleaning The Vase

For Jews, the month of Elul, starting this Sunday, represents the warm up.  Like a real exercise class, we all need a warm-up before the aerobic part begins, right? The “aerobic” sections begins with Rosh Hashana, our New Year, and … Read More

My Morning Coffee

On my California vacation with my family, something sweet happened. My kids say it happens often to me. I am not sure if it’s true, but I will take it! Here is a story about how one nice gesture leads … Read More

Your Wellness Program!

What do you do for YOUR wellness? I just returned from Newcaje conference, which is a conference for Jewish educators. It is a national conference and this year it took place in Portland Oregon! How fabulous is that?! Huge thanks … Read More

Turn A Curse Into A Blessing

Have you ever been in a situation where a curse turned into blessing? Were you surprised by the blessing you received?  I want to share with you a story that did just that…but first.. Chuckle loudly if you own an … Read More

Know yourself…. in relationships

I just had the most wonderful evening the other day. Five couples got together for dinner at a Chinese restaurant. It was so much fun connecting with some friends I have not seen for a while. What I noticed is … Read More

Run, Don’t Walk

When I tell my kids that I was a runner in high school, they giggle. When I tell them that I actually competed while I was in the army and came fourth in the country in long-distance running with obstacles … Read More

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