03/13/2019

“The Day of My Bat Mitzvah is a Day to Remember” – Poem by Malkie Peiser

BS”D The day of my Bat Mitzvah is a day to remember This day is something indeed to treasure The fear, the nervousness, the anxiousness and pressure Fear leads to anger as anger leads to […]
03/12/2019

“Venahafoch Hu” Virtual Farbrengen & Creative Writing Challenge

BS”D Enjoy the virtual Farbrengen in installments on YouTube (below)!  For maximum Farbrengen feel (as much as one can get virtually at least, though doesn’t compare to the in-person experience!), take a breather after each […]
03/11/2019

Poem: “Finding Hidden Light” by Temima Rocklin

BS”D While attending a JGU Creative Online Writing Club (Adar I 19/February 24) led by a pair of our own students, Temima Rocklin from Toronto, Canada, wrote this beautiful poem to apply the theme of […]
03/05/2019

Out of My Mind: Truth or Dare Game with a Purim Twist

BS”D Purim:  It’s all about transcendence of the “self.”  When you venture into the unknown, beyond the position of immediate familiarity, breaking free from your personal bubble, ingrained characteristics and self-imposed limitations, you discover the […]
03/04/2019

“By the Order of Whom?” – The Inner Compass of the Jewess

BS”D A note from the author:  Today, on the 27th of Adar I, 5752 (Monday, March 2, 1992), the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabb Menachem M. Schneerson, suffered a crippling stroke (may G-d protect us) as he […]
06/29/2018

Parshat Balak: Road Block or Mental Block?

BS”D This parsha post is dedicated in merit of Rena Daniella bas Basha Leah, Chavie bas Yael, and Hadas bas Dalia, all for a safe, healthy and blessed pregnancies and births. ********************************************************* Empowered by Hashem’s blessing […]
02/24/2018

Purim: The Transformation of Queen Esther: The Unexpected Key to Self-Discovery

BS”D I dedicate this Purim Torah though as a zechus for a blessed and speedy refuah sheleimah for Malka bas Sarah and David Tzvi Hersch ben Rochel. ******************************************** Don’t we all face times in our […]