Category Archives: All In A Day

Past, Present, and Community

It took me a while to have the time to write about my personal experience with the Yiskor Service on Yom Kippur. My birth parents passed away 16 months apart.  I call them my birth parents because even though they … Continue reading

Posted in All In A Day, Cantors, Holidays, synagogue | Leave a comment

Shalom! It Has Been Too Long!

A lot has happened: Employment changes; moving; health problems that I learned to deal with; learning to live with others; husband’s health problems; and so much more. LIFE! Continue reading

Posted in All In A Day | Leave a comment

Visitations

Yesterday, upon walking into Harbor Chase Memory Care in Tamarac, I was asked by the Director to visit a resident who is nearing the end of his life and sing a of song to him. This resident has only been … Continue reading

Posted in All In A Day, Cantors, Music, Senior Citizens | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Like Me and You

Integrating music with other subjects. Continue reading

Posted in All In A Day, Music | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Seniors Are People Too!

I was asked to celebrate the Seventh Day of Chanukah at a senior community several weeks ago. The Activities Director called me to find out what time I would get there to set up.  I also relayed to her what … Continue reading

Posted in All In A Day, Cantors, Holidays, Music, Rabbis, Senior Citizens | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I Am Blessed

It has been a difficult two weeks due to family losses. One of my Bar Mitzvah Families lost a grandparent, three months before the Bar Mitzvah Ceremony; and one of my congregants lost a family member. So, why do I … Continue reading

Posted in All In A Day, Cantors, Music, Rabbis, synagogue | Tagged | Leave a comment

From Young To Old

Teaching from toddlers to teenagers.
Seniors
Secular education
Jewish education
Continue reading

Posted in All In A Day, B'nai Mitzvah, Cantors, Holidays, Meditation, Music, Rabbis, Shabbat, Synagogues, Teaching, Teaching music | Leave a comment

I Was Not Afraid

Are you still going to Israel?  Aren’t you afraid to go to Israel with everything that is going on? Are you cancelling your trip? The questions kept coming and coming, but my answer was always the same.  I am still … Continue reading

Posted in All In A Day, Cantors, Israel, Rabbis, Synagogues, Teaching | Leave a comment

Out Of Thee Mouths of Babes

Teaching children of all ages music, Hebrew, Judaic Studies, Torah, and more allows me to listen to what they have to say. I was studying the holiday of Passover with one of my 10 year old private students.  While learning … Continue reading

Posted in All In A Day, B'nai Mitzvah, Music, synagogue, Teaching | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A Proud Bubie

When I was going through my journey of becoming a Jewish Educator and Cantor, my dream was that I wanted my children and grandchildren to see me on the bima. Well, not only have my children seen me on the … Continue reading

Posted in All In A Day, B'nai Mitzvah, Holidays, Music, Shabbat, synagogue, Teaching, Teaching music | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment