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Alone Vs Lonely

Are we alone? These past two weeks have been an incredible test to all of us. We are enclosed in our homes, not inviting people in, not going out either. My daughter who works as a nurse practitioner in Philadelphia … Read More

Interview by a Teenager

I was recently interviewed by a teenager, and she asked such wonderful questions about Judaism—I decided to share my answers with you. Enjoy the conversation! Did you always believe in God? I have always believed in God. I grew up … Read More

The Star In YOU

2020 – The Year of Vision Are you feeling excited about what’s to come? To what’s in store for you? And your family? The last two weeks in December I had family all around me, so very little “me” time … Read More

My $100 Bill

I went to the store the other day, shopped for something and when I got the receipt and the change, I put it in my bag and went home. Only to find out later that I was given half a … Read More

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

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