Category Archives: Teaching music

Giving Is Receiving

It has been a very busy few weeks, but what’s new? There have been preparations for Chanukah shows in my schools, and Chanukah performances with my schools at different senior facilities. Of course the two that I work for, The … Continue reading

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Memories, Friendship, and Love

I just got home from Harbor Chase Memory Care Facility where I conduct a half hour musical mini-Shabbat Service for the residents. The past couple of weeks have been wonderful, touching experiences for me. I have been writing that the … Continue reading

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Turkey and Latkes

It has been a very busy few weeks planning Thanksgiving feasts and Chanukah shows at schools, but everything has gone quite smoothly for the most part. We have had a blast with singing about turkeys, pumpkins, pilgrims, latkes, dreidels, chanukiahs … Continue reading

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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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Shakin’, Rockin’, and Hakafot

One of my favorite holidays is Sukkot. With all the synagogues I work at, I have the opportunity of fulfilling the mitzvot of shaking the lulav and etrog, sitting and eating in many Sukkot and sharing the mitzvot with many … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Memories

I have been conducting a mini Shabbat service at Harbor Chase Memory Care in Tamarac for several weeks now. It is different than the Court At Palm Aire as that, number one, it is in the afternoon, and number 2, … 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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