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27 Tammuz 5777 – July 20, 2017
20 Tammuz 5777 – July 13, 2017
13 Tammuz 5777 – July 6, 2017
5 Tammuz 5777 – June 29, 2017

A Home For A Diamond

9 Tammuz 5776 – July 14, 2016
There didn’t seem any point in having the diamonds removed and each of us taking one; what would we do with it?

Rebbetzin Yemima’s Remedy For Unblocked Blessing

2 Tammuz 5776 – July 7, 2016
To add to her distress, this close friend has a lifetime history of complications in her relationship with her mother, her only living parent. Thus, she struggles without the benefit of family support.

Big Bear Memories

25 Sivan 5776 – June 30, 2016
We were fortunate enough to have our brother-in-law, sister-in-law and their children fly out from the east coast and join us for one such summer expedition. And it subsequently turned out to be by far the most memorable of all.


11 Sivan 5776 – June 16, 2016
Admittedly, it is much easier to see the potential of a toilet paper roll if one has worked in a nursery school, or as a camp counselor, art teacher or creative stay-at-home Mom.

Cherries, Anyone?

4 Sivan 5776 – June 9, 2016
Mommie was distressed because praying for the welfare of her dear family was the foundation of her belief in HaKodesh Boruch Hu, whom she served everyday of her life in innocence and in purity.

Der Mensch Tracht…

Although I spontaneously burst out crying that my beloved Tatty was no more, part of me acknowledged that positive development as well.

A Meeting Made In Heaven

26 Iyyar 5776 – June 2, 2016
Pinchas told his friend how he had felt that he would need to be with someone he knew to help him and his mother through a very difficult Shabbat. Hashem granted him and his mother this chesed.

Seeing Red

19 Iyyar 5776 – May 26, 2016
“One of the drivers is nearby right now, and will pick you up between 9:05 and 9:07!” Very good tidings indeed. Except for the fact that I was then distributing freshly washed laundry while listening to the 9 PM News.

There Are Many Ways To Get What You Want

12 Iyyar 5776 – May 19, 2016
Dani unwrapped the book and was very happy as it was exactly what he wanted.

Shabbos Energy

5 Iyyar 5776 – May 12, 2016
Apart from that, the Oneg was a great success with inspiring divrei Torah and singing until late.

“My Triplets”

21 Nisan 5776 – April 28, 2016
We were reintroduced and Leah warmly welcomed me to ask what was in my heart. Her genuine warmth and sweet loving smile overwhelmed me.

Forged By Fire

14 Nisan 5776 – April 21, 2016
Though dozens of beautiful and memorable Pesachs have passed since that fateful chag thirty-five years ago, the memory of that tragic Yom Tov is forever engrained in our family’s collective memory.

Man Plans…

7 Nisan 5776 – April 14, 2016
I was dumbstruck. I couldn’t help but laugh. Here we thought the idea was my husband’s but obviously the idea came from somewhere else.

The Family Of Man

29 Adar II 5776 – April 7, 2016
Baruch Hashem, I have plenty of family in Israel, but Miriam’s host was not “family” per se, though her host would differ with me on this fact, rather someone whose family had an impact on me over 50 years ago!

Parshas Ha’mann

22 Adar II 5776 – March 31, 2016
Their father had been deported to a forced labor camp at the beginning of the Holocaust. He was never seen again.

One Seder Plate Too Many

15 Adar II 5776 – March 24, 2016
He hadn’t even bothered to think of a plausible excuse as to why they had suddenly found a spare Seder dish and he hoped they wouldn’t ask him any questions.

Finding Clara

8 Adar II 5776 – March 17, 2016
We were pleasantly surprised, just after my wife lit the Shabbos candles, when Sonja’s face lit up and she exclaimed, “I remember my mother doing that!”

Five Minutes

1 Adar II 5776 – March 10, 2016
The fact that I was in a hurry made me think I should just take the card from him and open it for him.


24 Adar I 5776 – March 3, 2016
After all, the exact amount one will make throughout the year is determined on Rosh Hashanah. It was only during Rosh Hashanah davening that I realized exactly what the kaparah was for.

Miracles at the Kotel

17 Adar I 5776 – February 25, 2016
The woman closest to her smiled and said, "I'm not, but my great grandmother was, and I like Jewish people."

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