True Stories

05/30/2018

“BREAK THROUGH”

B”H BREAKTHROUGH   This week was a challenging week for me on a few levels; which was kind of a continuation from my Erev Shavuos. I thought things would calm down after Shavuos, and they […]
04/24/2018

“Mirror, Mirror on the Wall….”

BS”D Dedicated l’ilui nishmas and in loving memory of Mireille Knoll a”h. ************************************ Just yesterday, Monday, I had my wisdom teeth removed.  At least the bottom two, that is.  My mouth is small, and susceptible […]
12/30/2017

One More Light: NeSHeK in New London

BS”D In reality, only a couple months have passed since it took place, but it feels like so much longer ago…  Perhaps I am not introducing my story in a most clear and formal manner, […]
12/06/2017

FROM SORROW TO SONG

In this Parshat Vayishlach, Rachel died suddenly at the young age of thirty six, while giving birth to her second child, Benjamin. Decades later, we find that Jacob clarifies to his son Joseph the burial […]
11/20/2017

JGU Impact Stories: Avigail E.

BS”D On Thursday night, November 2/Cheshvan 14, in Mirror Reflections for Teens, we were joined by our wonderful JGU girl Avigail E.  That night, we focused on the importance of asking for help, to join […]
08/15/2017

Friday Candles Journal by Rachel Loonin

BH My first memory of lighting Shabbat candles was when I was in first grade.  We had a weekly Shabbat party that met in the common area in between the kindergarten, first, second and third […]
06/27/2017

Thank You Rebbe…

BS”D I share these thoughts and thanks today with all of you, my friends, in loving memory of the Rebbe. If it weren’t for the Rebbe and his Shluchim that he sent out worldwide (they […]
03/26/2017

A Spark From The Past

BH   Two weeks ago, on Shabbos, Hashem blessed me with the precious opportunity to do some kiruv– to reach out to a fellow Jew, and draw them with warmth and love, closer to the […]
07/12/2016

JGR Day 6

What a twintastic day!  Following our usual morning activities we had a fun twin competition! Each of the girls got to see which pair of twins looked the most alike. All the girls were winners […]