Category Archives: Cantors

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

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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

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What A Wonderful Year

I have not written all school year.  Either I was much too busy, or too tired. This year has had it’s challenges, both good and not so good; but I consider it a wonderful year. For the first time in … Continue reading

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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

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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

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From Young To Old

Teaching from toddlers to teenagers.
Seniors
Secular education
Jewish education
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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

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