Before the High Holidays

אדוני שפתי תפתח ופי יגיד תהילתך Adonai Sfatai tiftach oofee yagid tehilatecha These words are taken out of Psalm 51. “God, open up my lips, that my mouth may declare your praise.” Who said that? You may be surprised to … Read More

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The Month of Elul

אין צדיק בארץ שאף פעם לא יחטא Ein tzadik ba-aretz she’af papam lo yechtra There is no righteous person that never sinned. The month of Elul has always been a super reflective month for me. As it’s anthem, “I am … Read More

Rosh Chodesh Elul

It is Rosh Chodesh Elul! Our last month of the Jewish year. After a summer filled with outings, sun, visiting with friends, we begin thinking about getting back into our routine. If you are a teacher, you begin to plan … Read More