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?
What is the secret ingredient in your Challah? In Modi'in, Israel, our secret is community! A great time was had by all of our Modi'in community, including our Mayor Haim Bibas at the 2018 The Shabbat Project Huge Challah Bake! What a high energy happening! https://youtu.be/E6gzfm0s3ho The Shabbat Project Huge Challah Bake - Modi'in Kol Hakavod to Cherie Albucher for coordinating this special program! Thank you to the amazing … [Read more...] about Energizing and Huge Challah Bake in Modi’in
#LivingtheDream: The Next Chapter Wasn't it just yesterday, that we sat at your dining room table Debbie Toledano-Goldfischer! Remember, when we proudly showed all of you, our friends and family, the plans. Plans because there were no pictures. We boldly, some might say, impulsively, dared to dream. Ten years ago, fresh off the Nefesh B'Nefesh flight, our taxi dropped us, our two small little girls, and 8 suitcases at our home - 42/2 Esther Hamalka, Modi'in. We quickly learned, that … [Read more...] about Closing the Chapter on Esther Hamalka
How high ENERGY was Zooz BeMachol's Bama Kshera's performance last Thursday! Thank you for inviting me to join the full house of women of all ages. Mothers, grandmothers, sisters, and friends came to see בית ספר למחול במודיעין - @זוז במחול Dati and Masorti dancers. Outstanding, גלית וינברג כבירי Roy Kabiri! Lital Cohen Hillman you are amazing! The performance of ’Olim Koma’ was mesmerizing. Comprised of dances and narrative featuring Ortal Barzilai's drama students, "Olim Koma" … [Read more...] about Step It Up with Zooz Bemachol’s Bama Keshara