Yesterday after work I ran a few errands. My last stop was the grocery store where I picked up a some things, including flowers. I love flowers and buy them for myself weekly. They make me happy. I love all kinds of flowers and buy all types of stems that I mix to create beautiful...
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What’s a mother of boys to do during the 2-week Winter break? After days of wrestling, fighting, video game playing, and countless hours of television, I decided to take my boys to “Color Me Mine” for some ceramic painting. I’ve done it before myself, but my boys never showed...
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On June 6, or Iyar 28, we will celebrate Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) in honor of the day Jerusalem was reunified during the Six-Day War in 1967.
An Original Word
Etymology – this means "the origin of a word," or where the word came from. For instance: the word...
April 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Inch by Inch, Row by Row!
This week's Torah portion, Tazria, means: "If a woman gives birth," but it can also mean "plant." And so, being the beginning of spring, that is exactly what it is time to do!
Mitzvah Goreret Mitzvah – One Mitzvah Creates Another
It's time to plant...
March 11, 2004 | 7:00 pm
So you're going to have a mitzvah -- whether it is a bar or a bat, the planning begins early. Way before Hebrew school age, you will hear at least one grandfather wistfully thinking aloud at about age 5, "In eight years, we will have a bar mitzvah."
From there it continues directly...
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