Category Archives: B’nai Mitzvah

Wrong way on the Highway

So, wrong way on the Sawgrass? OMGosh! Some days I feel like I can do that. Well, I actually did the first week of school! It is for good reasons. So much has been going on and is happening now, … 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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Books, Feelings, and More

It’s only Tuesday and it has been a great week so far! I have my sermons for the High Holidays started, and this year I will be talking about “feelings.” I thought a lot about this and since I have … Continue reading

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Break Is Over

I took a well deserved couple week hiatus after school let out to recuperate a little after a very hectic year both work wise and emotionally. Pertaining to work, it was a great year but wearing. Emotionally, it was a … Continue reading

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A Month of Celebration

It has been a month of simchas and other life cycle events, thank God, mostly happy celebrations. There have been several B’nai Mitzvah ceremonies. I love working with the families if the parents are open to it. Of course teaching … Continue reading

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“In This House”

There is a song from one of my favorite composers and soloists, Beth Shafer,” who has a song out called, “In This House.” I have taught this song to kids because it teaches about what a synagogue should be and … Continue reading

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Why Am I Still Surprised?

Great start to the day with the end of the year show at TBO. The 2s and 3s were adorable. The costumes were very creative and they did a great job with the song tunes. The good day continued with … Continue reading

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Making A Difference

I usually know that I make a difference in my students’ lives, but I still always question it. I want my children and adults to love being Jewish. You will see in my previous blogs that I try through music, … Continue reading

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My Gut Feeling

Wednesday night I had not idea what I wanted to do at one of my ECC schools regarding Judaic Studies. I looked through my collection of books and came across one that I never used before called, “Who Is the … Continue reading

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Counting the Days

We are in the midst of an exciting time right now. We are counting; that’s right, counting. We have been counting the days since the second night of Passover, and we will continue until the holiday of Shavuot. Many of … Continue reading

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