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?
This past week, I found myself traveling "Back to the Future". On Sunday, Dov and I drove to the Dead Sea, beta-testing awesome locations to be included in the Ultimate Trip Guide for Purim. Our first stop was to the past, to the first Beit Hamikdash, with Guy Erlich smelling the Balm of Gilead, the perfume used to anoint the Kohanim. Afterward, the time machine transported us to the future, and we witnessed the preparation of the perfumes used in the coronation of the Kohanim in the Third … [Read more...] about Back to the Future
High Energy Mom's Reflections, Insights and Proactive Plan from the JFNAGA 2018 We assembled. The young and old The students and teachers The women and men The Reform and Orthodox The Israelis and international guests Our instructions were clear. Written on a bright yellow sign outside the entrance. We assembled. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WOJMcZm7Da0 Ready! Set! Talk! The Jewish Federation of North America's General Assembly summoned us with a clear … [Read more...] about Let’s Talk: Jewish Federation of North America General Assembly