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Remembering Mumbai

I wrote this letter not long after the Mumbai tragedy. I found it recently going through my files, and I wanted to share it as we remember the events of that awful day, and mourn the martyrs we lost, including Rebbetzin Rivkah Holtzberg and Rabbi Gavriel Noach Holtzberg, OB”M, pictured.  339 more words

Jewish Affairs

Donations at Thanksgiving Time

It has become my custom and practice to make certain annual charitable donations at Thanksgiving time.

I do this for two reasons:

1. I believe in using my funds charitably to honor friends, family, and business associates, in lieu of sending commercial holiday greeting cards that end up in the recycling bin; and… 272 more words

Bubbe Meises

Urgent global call to pray for Israel 11/22/2015

URGENT GLOBAL CALL FOR PRAYER FOR ISRAEL TODAY, NOV. 22, 2015! Please share! Joining over 5 million Jews worldwide at 10 EST Sunday in crying out to God with the Psalms of David below. 2,967 more words

The wisdom of a Little Prince or La sagesse d'un Petit Prince

Voici mon secret. Il est très simple: on ne voit bien qu’avec le coeur. L’essentiel est invisible pour les yeux.

Here is my secret. It is very simple: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.

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Tikkun Olam – is a Hebrew phrase  literally meaning to “repair the world”.  Some people interpret these words to mean a call for “social justice”. And then there are others who feel certain that Tikkun Olam is a… 289 more words

Louise Sattler


EDITOR’S NOTE: Yes, there are Jews, even in the desert of Montana, and perhaps they are here for just such a time as this.

The following was submitted by Nancy Oyer. 1,076 more words

Ram's Horn

The Project

“The Project” is to help heal the world by healing ourself and being the best we can be.  We all have something to contribute and are in the place we are for a reason. 1,022 more words