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Raw Vegan Frozen Carrot "Cake"

My latest obsession are raw-vegan-frozen desserts. It started a couple months ago when I decided I didn’t want to eat crappy sugary unhealthy stuff anymore, so the only thing I could think of to serve for Shabbos dessert was fruit and dates stuffed with nuts. 172 more words


May God Bless You and Keep You

Peer pressure, bullying, and simply trying to fit in can lead any child to make wrong choices.  When you add to the mix our kids who can struggle socially due to their differences, the desire to be part of the crowd (or just have one friend – PLEASE!) can pull our kids in directions we certainly would not choose. 635 more words

Special Needs Parenting

A Picnic For Shabbat

Nowadays is Day 2 of A Really Jewish Summer season. Yesterday I showed you how to make Havdalah candles in the sun, and today Dena is here from Chai and House exhibiting us a charming picnic lunch. 18 more words

Leading Friday Night Services!

I’m happy to announce that Friday night I successfully co-led my first Shabbat service! I am thrilled that the rabbi at Temple Beth Israel gave me this opportunity and happy that David agreed to not only lead the service with me, but also patiently went through each prayer and taught me whatever I didn’t know. 464 more words



Shabbat oh Shabbat. It was on the seventh day that God rested. He looked back to what he had created in six days and he saw it was very good. 937 more words


My First Shabbat Dinner

Last night I had a couple of girlfriends over and hosted my very first Shabbat dinner. Of course I have attended many dinners with friends on Shabbat, but I’ve never hosted myself, and this seemed like the right time to try!  262 more words

Shalom Living

Shabbat Recap -- Shmi, Dangit! Yes, You!

You know, I really should listen (shmi = feminine singular imperative form of lishmoa, to listen/hear, as in the first word of the famous… 716 more words