Tag Archives: Synagogue

Happiness and Meaning

One of my sermons from the High Holidays. I thank all the contributors. Happiness and Meaning One of my favorite videos and songs the past couple years is the song, “Happy,” by Pharrell Williams. It seemed like the whole nations … Continue reading

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Finding Your Beshert

Today I had the privilege of officiating a wedding ceremony after the couple’s wedding ceremony.  That’s right!  The reasoning behind this is one of the most beautiful reasons. At Harbor Chase Memory Care, where I conduct a weekly Shabbat service, … Continue reading

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Blessed

I constantly say how blessed I am with what I do for a living.  How many people can wake up in the morning and say they love what they do?  Yes, sometimes I feel overwhelmed; overly anxious; and there are … Continue reading

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Ants In the Pants

Young children are a blast to teach.  I am having a great time at a school who asked me to come in and teach till the end of the year because their music teacher left. I have a very different … 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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The Best Of All Worlds

I am one of those fortunate people that enjoys my job.  Why? Depending on the day, I get to work with people of all ages from Early Childhood through Seniors.  For example, I wake up on Friday mornings, co-conduct Tot … 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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Interpreting Tchaikovsky

A couple weeks ago in my special needs Hebrew Day School, I played a video of Tschaikovsky’s 1812 Overture.  The kids, in all age groups were totally turned on by it!  I wrote down the feelings the Overture gave us … Continue reading

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