Category: Parent

Gaza Border Crisis, Pictured: Sarit Khanoukaev, Penny S. Tee, Michal Uziyahu

Gaza Border Crisis: Palestinians Use Children’s Toys for Latest Terror Weapon

I recently attended a Jewish National Fund talk. Why? Because everything they say and do interests me. As you know, my life changed when we had traveled to Israel on a family vacation in July 2014 and found ourselves in the middle of war. It’s the subject of my book, “Blasted from Complacency: A Journey from…

What President Trump Could Learn from the Legacy of Israel and Britain about the Treatment of Immigrant Children

“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tosssed to me…” The Statue of Liberty   Politics are not my thing. But kids are, and these children need to be defended. The shame imposed on our country by Zero…

Jewish Students Harassed on U.S. College Campuses in 2018

I’ve written about the growing confrontational climate and anti-Semitism on college campuses before and unfortunately, there’s no good news, it’s still ugly, but having to attend a meeting recently by “Knowledge for College,” preparing our Jewish teens for the anti-Semitism and the intimidation they will face on college campuses rankled my nerves. Where is the…

Happy New Year 2018

Cruising Through the Start of 2018

We began the year celebrating New Year’s Eve 2018 on a cruise to Mexico. I’ve been blessed through my years to have been on many cruises from my single days (always a safer way to travel the world alone), to romantic getaways, family vacations and even temple women’s retreats . They’re always a great way…

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