Tag: Jewish

Life Lessons Found Through an Author’s Journey

I love listening to authors tell about their writing journeys. No two are ever the same—how could they be? I was delighted as Janet F. Williams, triple-award winning self-help book author of You Don’t Ask, You Don’t Get: Proven Techniques to Get More Out of Life and also, Superior: Adventure Romance, published under her pen…

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…

Seeking Awareness for Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur is a time when per our tradition, Jews across the globe are asked to think and meditate on how their presence has impacted the world during the past year. It is a period for self-reflection. We ask ourselves hard questions. Awareness is essential. Are you being honest with yourself listening to the answers?…

Happy 5,778, L ’Shana Tova! Happy New Year!

For Jews, it’s the year 5,778. As I smell my brisket baking in the oven and cook my kasha on the stove, I’ve been thinking about the past year, and what I want to happen in the months ahead. New Years, whether Jewish or secular, is always a good time for reflection. If you’re not…

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Israel Helps Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Harvey and Mexico’s Earthquake Victims

Israel Helps Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Harvey and Mexico’s Earthquake Victims Israel, the Little Engine that could — helps victims from Hurricane Harvey, then survivors from Mexico’s 8.1 earthquake, and now Hurricane Irma. Unfortunately, all Israelis have advanced degrees in tragedy — but one benefit is they know how to help in urgent, stressful situations. After…

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