Rosh Hodesh: Finding strength one month at a time – by Amy Hirshberg Lederman

amy_lederman

I listened to the phone message from Cindy and knew that something was wrong. I could hear it in her voice, even through the static on my answering machine. I called her back immediately and my worst fears were confirmed: Cindy had breast cancer We didn’t speak often because Cindy needed to conserve her energy […]

Wineries and an Artist’s Colony in the Golan Heights

Sybil Kaplan

  How would you feel if you could swallow less than a tablespoon of something every day and know it would prevent heart disease and bad cholesterol, destroy cancer cells and even stop the development of cancer? If you are a diabetic, it would balance the level of insulin in the blood. A miracle drug? […]

Shopping in Jerusalem, something for every taste

Batya Medad

By Batya Medad Your browser may not support display of this image. Your browser may not support display of this image. I always get a kick out of the store window reflections, even when there’s nothing I would buy. I’ve never liked snoods. I think of them as colored undershirts with spikes. Your browser may […]

Variety of Interesting Stories – Sybil Kaplan

[whohit] Variety of Interesting Stories[/whohit] When we lived in Overland Park, I did my weekly shopping at the local supermarket, Price Chopper, or the one with the large kosher sections, Hen House, supplemented by the Wal-Mart neighborhood store. One of the stock items I bought was toilet paper most frequently four packs but sometimes more. […]

A new leadership recruiting poster

Rabbi Moshe

By Rabbi Moshe ben Asher, Ph.D. & Magidah Khulda bat Sarah [whohit]A new leadership recruiting poster[/whohit] For much of our professional lives, we worked as congregational and community organizers. We had an axiom in that work: “Whatever the problem, whatever the solution, do leadership development!” That maxim reflects an understanding that the current leadership is […]

Major vs. Minor fun

Bernie DeKoven

Hello again, Mr. Funsmith. First of all, how are you already? And before I forget, thanks for your insightful, dast I say, brilliant comments about that whole Fun IQ thing. Fun. Fun way to think about fun. Intelligent, even. So, I thought, since we’re corresponding already with such productivity, that I’d ask maybe if you […]