Jewish Journal

Our Little Slice Of “CHRISTMAS”

By Chava Tombosky

October 31, 2010 | 6:20 pm

When I was in fourth grade my father asked me, “Chava what Torah portion are you learning?” “The story of the wells, in the chapter called Toldos.”  In fifth grade, my father asked... read on

  • Mission Accomplished

    By Chava Tombosky

    October 26, 2010 | 6:42 pm

    I walk into the Apple store and am immediately alarmed by my out of place greeter named Steven who is in his late 60’s.  He tells me that my computer, which needs a new battery will also need a personalized service technician who is twelve, and the wait is four hours.

    Being that I... read on

  • How My Computer is Like a Temperamental Teenage GIRL!!

    By Chava Tombosky

    October 21, 2010 | 12:17 am

    She shuts down when you least expect her to.

    She doesn’t save a thing.

    She yells the time at you- “Its 12 o’ clock!”

    She looses all important documents.

    She passes out on you when you’re trying to communicate with her.

    She has hissy fits and refuses to respond.

    She has no idea... read on

  • Falling Rock

    By Chava Tombosky

    October 6, 2010 | 8:39 pm

    When I was a kid our family loved taking road trips. We had an RV. Not the sort of RV that was a trailer, but the kind that had state-of-the-art awnings and pull out beds above the driver’s seat with fancy bedspreads and groovy CB radios. My dad loved his RV. He loved the opened... read on

  • The Chasm

    By Chava Tombosky

    October 3, 2010 | 11:32 am

    Like a tide drifting, a thick quiet hovers as the clicking of heels and dress shoes exit the room leaving the rest of us to a muted hush.  The alive sound of gurgling babies and chattering children dissipates and dissolves into the background as the room stills into a mournful... read on