Tag Archives: Religion

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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Coming and Going

It has been such a long time since I blogged!  So much has been going on, I don’t even know where to begin! I guess I will start from where I lost my incentive to write due to loosing one … Continue reading

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Waking Up and Hearing

I know it has been several weeks since I wrote anything.  A lot has happened the past several weeks.  Our youngest son and family made Aliyah in July and are living in Ma-alot.  They recently moved into their apartment and … Continue reading

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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

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Renewal and Rejuvination

Of course preparation for Passover is a crazy time of year as is many holidays. Yet, there is something very special about it. Yes, there is a week without bread and other foods we refrain from eating, and for many, … Continue reading

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The Journey Continues!

What an amazing few days! Model Seders, Bar Mitzvah ceremonies, services at the senior centers, and more to come! Last week at Harbor Chase, I had a wild crowd! When I told the residents it was time to clap, tap … Continue reading

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It’s A Journey

What a couple of weeks! Our grandson, Danny, had his Bar Mitzvah Ceremony February 23rd, then we went right in Purim. It was a wonderful few days with family, friends, celebration, joy, and some tears. I was very proud of … Continue reading

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Double Mitzvah

I have been having one of the most rewarding opportunities preparing an autistic young man for his Bar Mitzvah ceremony. He is extremely musical and has a very nice voice so I decided to have a very musical service with … Continue reading

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From Classical to Tu b’Shvat

I keep on thinking about the first week back at school. It was wonderful, rewarding, hopeful, surprising, and more! At the South Florida Jewish Academy, I showed the students an old Tom and Jerry cartoon so they can see how … Continue reading

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