Welcome home! How was it! Did you bring enough food? Enough water? Were your new hiking boots the right size? Was it cold? Hot? These were the questions, we asked our daughters, this morning, after hugging them tight, and welcoming them home from their trip. Tragically, instead of asking these questions, hugging their daughter tight and welcoming her home from her trip, the Shnerb family, is asking a different set of questions. Tears of joy. Wailing of heartbreak. Rina, of blessed … [Read more...] about The Unasked Questions: Goodbye Instead of Hello
Innocently, I opened the email from my daughter’s school. Expecting to find a procedural email discussing the first day, school supplies or even horrid dress code rules. Instead, the words, “our student” “daven (pray)”, מצב קשה, and Hadassah Ein Kerem jumped from the text. Stepping on that ELAL plane, 11 years ago, we brought to life our biblical prophecies. Nefesh B'Nefesh, August 19, 2008 For 11 years, we have been blessed to dance, cry, sing, and pray with our fellow sisters and … [Read more...] about Eleven Years of High Energy Living, Singing and Praying
Excuse me Ma’am - would you prefer a female nurse. Yes. I appreciate your sensitivity. Excuse me, Ma’am, would you prefer to discuss personal matters regarding your menstrual cycle and your marital bedroom with a female counselor? Yes. I appreciate your sensitivity. Excuse me Ma’am - would you like a closer seat to better hear the speaker? Yes. I appreciate your sensitivity. Thank you Sharon Weiss-Greenberg for continuing to introduce me to … [Read more...] about Ezras Nashim – How Can We Make You Feel Comfortable?
Shabbat Shalom from the ever-expanding and continually growing, building site of Jerusalem!! על אלה... “For these things do I sing, My heart filled with joy: Close to me is my comforter Who has revived my spirit; My children are home, we have prevailed.” … [Read more...] about Shabbat Shalom from Jerusalem
This week, my car had a mind of its own. Multiple times this past week, at 4:26 pm (or should I say 4:32) I found myself parked in front of SHA'HARON (Sharon's Tzahron), only to remember, with dismay that Sha'haron had ended. Charlie was our second child enrolled in Sharon Krasna outstanding Tzaharon (after-school program), so I knew from the start the quality of the child-centered structured, fun environment, reflective of Sharon’s passion towards children. This … [Read more...] about Go With Yo – Sha’haron
Register Early for JudyArt! One of the best pieces of advice that I received when my kids were younger was to register, early, for Judy Halperin's (z"l) art chug. “Register now,” friends advised, “it is tough to get a spot in her chug.” And so, I registered Ellie - beginning our multi-year relationship with JudyArt. JudyArt Minion Quality Time with JudyArt One of the advantages too always being late, parking in the wrong spot and needing to be reminded to bring post-dated … [Read more...] about JudyArt – Forever In Our Hearts and In Our Homes