Conference in Jerusalem: One part of the response to the Nachlaot tragedy.

Moishe Witkes, Mentor for Kav L’Noar together with input from the staff of Kav L’Noar wrote in to Ima2seven with the following information about the 8th Annual Conference Promoting Healthy Family Relationships at the Ramada Hotel on January 22,2012: CONFRONTING ABUSE IN OUR COMMUNITY.  I felt is was important enough to publish as a separate post….

Neglect

I have neglected this blog for a very long time. I am doubtful that there are any of you left still checking in, my once-faithful readers. I agreed to take on more work this fall. I love the work, but my new timetable does not leave me any time for blogging. It doesn’t leave me…

A New Phase of Recognition

I was a little surprised by my children’s reactions to the rebuilding of our sukkah this year.  Every year has been met with some level of wonderment and suprise as well as excitement. This year…. there was recognition. They had very clear expectations of what it looked like, where it would go, certain decorations, and…

Health Nuts

My husband and I try to keep our house as healthy as possible. This is true in terms of my stellar housecleaning (not!) as well as the food that is allowed in the house.  We don’t buy chips or cookies for the kids. We reserve dessert for Shabbat and simchas. No sugar cereals. This includes…

Happy Birthday to me.

It’s my birthday today. It is both my English and Hebrew birthday. Since the Hebrew calendar syncs with the Roman one every 19 years, I am either 19, 38, or 57 today. I will let you guess. I don’t really expect or enjoy much fanfare on my birthday. I remember my 30th, because I spent…