Monthly Archives: January 2017

Savlanut, Savlanut…

Vignettes: I’m waiting for that real winter I’ve heard so much about… But this year, it seems that if I want winter, I should move to California. Or Jerusalem. Some days the best thing that happens is losing a wallet, … Continue reading

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The Power of a Genuine Smile

Raising children in the 1990’s and early 2000, meant that “Prince of Egypt” played repeatedly on our little then TV-VCR. Aside from its grand success in our home, the film went on to gross over $218 million worldwide in theaters, … Continue reading

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Closing Beresheet – the Torah portion of Vayechi

The editor of the Talmud chose to place Tractate Chulin, literally meaning mundane, ordinary, inside the order of Kodashim, holy matters, which might have been his very (very!) subtle way of telling us how the two remain an inseparable part … Continue reading

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Meeting our Brother in a Foreign Land

Vignette: Walking out into the NY winter morning, all wrapped in my coat, scarf, gloves, hat, still feeling quite warm from the indoor heating system, my first thought is: Yeh, fresh air! Then: 20 some degrees (not Celsius!), eh, not … Continue reading

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