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Rotted kumquats

Sometimes, life gives you lemonade. And, sometimes, life just gives you lemons.

And sometimes life just screws up and gives you rotted kumquats and says, “Oh, my bad. 314 more words



What a beautiful way to spend this Holy day, the seventh day of Hag HaMatzot, Unleavened Bread.

Currant flowers from the fence line.



The Ultimate Sabbath Moment

Dear Sabbath Seekers,

I really think that Easter is the ultimate Sabbath. Easter may come as close as Christians get to the essence of a Sabbath day of rest, celebration and worship and here is why… 581 more words


Village of Healing

Bat Ayin is a smallish village in the West bank, just South of Jerusalem. It is populated entirely by religious Jews, and founded by newly religious Jews in 1967, on land acquired in the 1900′s. 1,010 more words


Jerusalem, if I forget you, as the greatest young Jewish rapper Matisyahu; would be our next stop on this 10 day journey. We left the north on Friday and headed down to the spiritual city of Jerusalem just in time to celebrate Shabbat. 1,361 more words


Vanilla Bean Challah

There are some things that simply cannot be improved upon- so far as I’m concerned anyway.

Buttermilk pancakes drowning in syrup for breakfast (and lunch….and dinner if desired). 1,186 more words


Shabbat Shalom

It’s Friday afternoon  and yet another busy week comes to a close.  As I exhale and shift  gears from the work/to-do clock,  I look around and wish that I had a more direct view of the setting sun.  142 more words