Tags » Shabbat

The Darker Side of Kiruv

I hesitated writing this post.  I never want to speak ill of the Jewish people, even isolated parts because I understand how someone reading my words might take that to be all Orthodox Jews, particularly if they’ve had little to no experiences with other Orthodox Jews.  1,252 more words


Shavua tov and chodesh tov! Looking forward to Shabbat Vayetzei

Shavua tov — a good new week to you. And chodesh tov — a good new month to you; happy new month of Kislev!

Join us on  159 more words


Back to Baking

I haven’t been writing about food, lately. With the holidays approaching, however, I have to pick up some speed, I think.

It is my mother’s 85th birthday tomorrow! 519 more words


2017 Mitzvah Mission - Shabbat

Friday morning in Jerusalem, our OJC track team greeted the day with a brisk 3-mile run (4 for Steve!) down and up a scenic trail through Jerusalem’s original train station and its surrounding neighborhoods. 406 more words

Rabbi Craig Scheff

Shabbat Shalom

כ”ח חשון תשע”ח
28 Jeshván 5778


Génesis 25:19 – 28:9



The Deepest, Darkest Winter

All things must live in darkness before they are born.  Seeds sprout underground, hidden in the dirt and animals live either in their mother’s wombs or in eggs until they are ready for the world.  191 more words



23 (1) Y Sara vivió ciento veintisiete años; estos fueron los años de la vida de Sara. (2) Murió en Quiriat-Arba, o sea Hebrón, en la tierra de Canaán y vino Abraham a hacer duelo de Sara y a llorarla. 2,541 more words