05/16/2018

Shavuot: “I’m Getting Married in the Morning…”

BS”D This article is dedicated as a zechus for Refuah Sheleima for Esther Shaindel bas Shoshana. *************************************** Based on/inspired by an article on Tikkun Leil Shavuos by Eli Landes, for Chabad.org. ********************************************************************** A moving festivity permeates […]
03/27/2018

Pesach: Tradition: Where Our Past, Present & Future Meet

BS”D I dedicate this Pesach chiddush l’ilui nishmas Rebbetzin Miriam (Friedman) bas Ita Menucha of righteous memory. **************************************** This Pesach, I would like to share with you a few thoughts based on a Pesach sicha (talk) given […]
03/16/2018

Parshat Vayikra: Of Sacrifices and Secrets of the Heart

BS”D I would like to dedicate this parsha post l’ilui nishmas Rashi Minkowicz, Rashi bas Sara who was taken too soon; an Aishes Chayil and outstanding, devoted shlucha, who touched innumerable lives, ignited Jewish sparks, and […]
02/16/2018

Parshat Terumah: For the Love of G-d

BS”D I dedicate this parsha post l’ilui nishmas all those who were murdered in the attack on the Douglas High School in Florida, and as a zechus for salvation, healing, strength and comfort for their […]
07/14/2017

Parshat Pinchas: B’tocham – The Right Perspective

BH Good Erev Shabbos everyone! This week’s parsha-post is dedicated l’ilui nishmas the Lubavitcher Rebbe ZT”L, of righteous memory.  * ************************************************* At the close of last week’s Torah portion of Balak, we cringe as we recount […]
06/11/2017

My Meal of Moshiach & Pesach Egg Salad Recipe

BS”D Hello everyone!  I know this Pesach-related post is rather late, but it’s still meaningful to keep the inspiration going!  On the last day of Pesach, we focus with greater intensity of hope and dreams for […]
05/26/2017

In The Desert and Loving It!

Bamidbar Numbers 1:1–4:20 Have you ever heard a friend say, “I am in the desert right now?” Have you ever used those words? Are you going through a desert right now? Well, you just might […]
04/14/2017

Parshat Shemini: It Ain’t Super-FISH-ial

BH Good Shabbos everyone! This week’s parsha-post is dedicated as an ilui neshama for Rabbi Yehoshua Gordon, whose legacy of teaching and love, for Torah and people, is eternal. —————————————  Today, while watching Rabbi Yehoshua […]
02/15/2017

Parshat Yisro: What’s in a Name?

BH Hello everyone, and good (erev) Shabbos! This week’s Parsha is named after Yisro, “kohain Midyan, chosein Moshe – priest of Midyan, father-in-law of Moses”, as he is described in the beginning of the parsha. […]
04/13/2016

Spring Break

In my first blog, I mentioned how I was super apprehensive as to how I would fly home by myself. A few weeks ago, I was pleasantly surprised to discover that it really isn’t too […]