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Mixed Feelings (Rosh Hashanah)

I have mixed feelings about Rosh Hashanah this year.

I had planned on observing it and keeping the kids home from school on the first day of the holiday, but it wasn’t on my calendar and I’ve made a committment to drive on of the elderly ladies to our memoir workshop, which is on Thursday (the first day of the holiday). 207 more words


Water into Wine

S (Scripture): John 2:1 Now on the third day there was a wedding at Cana in Galilee….2:6 Now there were six stone water jars there for Jewish ceremonial washing, each holding twenty or thirty gallons. 431 more words

Digging Daily

Rosh Hashanah Apple Horn

Greetings! We’re one day away from the year 5775!* If you’re reading this from the year 2014, my goodness, life has changed.

First off, I know you think standing in a gold and lapis encrusted chariot is impressive, but I’ve got a chariot made from metals you’ve never even mined and pulled by invisible horses. 846 more words


Archival Holdings in Jerusalem

The Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People (CAHJP) is one of the best places to check for family history material if you have Jewish roots. 197 more words


The Holy Bible -Is it a White Man's Religion?

I have heard some say that the Holy Bible is a white mans religion. I beg to differ. The Holy Bible is a history book written about a certain group of people, God’s people! 295 more words

Can't find the right white Catholic man for the job?

The IWP board has been considering several potential candidates to replace John Lenczowski as President and CEO and bring effective leadership to the struggling school. 193 more words

IWP President Replacement

Challah bread

It’s September 22nd and as everyone becomes antsy as the year is almost over I get excited. And maybe I’m biased because my birthday is in November, but isn’t it lovely when the smell of freshly baked cookies swarms the house, or savoring a thick slice of freshly craved turkey? 445 more words