Jewish Journal

Sarcasm’s Gonna Cost You

By Chava Tombosky

January 21, 2010 | 12:20 am

Listening to the radio this morning, Ryan Seacrest announces a site that has created a brand new text punctuation mark to indicate sarcasm.  With the ever growing text-talking communication... read on

  • A Blessed Fifteen Years

    By Chava Tombosky

    January 20, 2010 | 5:07 pm

    **Today I am married fifteen years. That’s more than a decade! As my cousin Valerie reminded us, it is “half a lifetime.”  Fifteen years is half of thirty. It is five years away from twenty!  (incase you can’t add) It is a HUGE number.

    The last time I remember feeling... read on

  • Fundraisers are Fun! - Really. They are.

    By Chava Tombosky

    January 19, 2010 | 4:00 am

    Being the wife of a Rabbi who has run several organizations over the years, I have become a professional fundraiser attendee.  I collect place cards.  I have perfected my crudités schmoozing lingo.  Usually I start with a- “So where are you from?” sort of question. “Where did... read on

  • Lessons from Martin Luther King Jr.

    By Chava Tombosky

    January 18, 2010 | 12:18 pm

    A young woman in her early twenty’s recently admitted to me her struggle in seeing her future. She has yet to figure out her calling. She is a beautiful young woman who is in the course of trying to decipher what step to take next with her life. She said this sentence that I... read on

  • A Real Woman’s Workout

    By Chava Tombosky

    January 17, 2010 | 12:41 pm

    Sundays are the hardest days for me to squeeze in my work out as I wrestle with wanting to lie in bed that extra tempting hour since carpool is not an issue and the thought of a big leisure breakfast is the only desire that permeates.
    So I went online to gain a little inspiration. ... read on


    By Chava Tombosky

    January 15, 2010 | 2:02 pm

    My latest Kitchen Gadget has changed my life in the most staggering way:

    For the past two years I have longed for a serious coffee machine made by Nespresso that u can only buy from William Sonoma or other high-end Kitchen stores.

    Most recently my brother caught on to this coffee... read on

  • Where There Are Tears, There Is Hope

    By Chava Tombosky

    January 13, 2010 | 9:16 pm

    I recently attended a wedding of a dear friend. What made this wedding unlike most was that this was the bride’s second wedding. After living through a tumultuous first marriage, she was blessed to have a redo, a second chance, with a wonderfully sensitive man who compliments her... read on

  • Life’s Little Questions

    By Chava Tombosky

    January 13, 2010 | 8:24 pm

    I’ve decided to post random questions that come to mind in certain typical life situations at least once a week that I hope will give people a chuckle and a little somethin’ to think about. Here are a list of questions that have randomly popped into my head during my latest trip. In... read on

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