Monthly Archives: September 2012

Is Yom Kippur a Holiday?

leansed, theThe High Holiday season is always a very exciting but trying time. This year has a different feel to it for me. I am not as nervous as I usually am. I don’t know it it is good or … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Holiday Season

What a beautiful High Holiday Season so far! Wonderful music with my students, great services including the Shofar blowing, great dinners, and a sense of renewal. Did I mention my Shofar blowing? I was impressed with myself! I performed some … Continue reading

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Teenagers and Singing

I got teenagers to sing and enjoy themselves! I introduced myself as their new music specialist and taught them Neal Katz’s “Ameh Yisrael Chai”. I like to use that as an ice breaker. It works! It has very few words, … Continue reading

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Why We Do What We Do

I had a very interesting discussion with some of my teenage students yesterday afternoon. One of the kids asked me if I heard Matisyahu’s newest CD. I told them I have not. I was asked if I stopped listening to … Continue reading

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It’s Been A Long time

WOW! I can’t believe that it has been, I believe< two months since I wrote on my blog. It was a crazy summer. The things I really wanted to get done, didn't happen like, writing my song, filing, cleaning a … Continue reading

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