I am a rock-star mommy (and you can be one, too)

As my Cleveland readers know, I’m in a band.  We have drums, guitar (acoustic and electric), keyboard, clarinet/sax/flute and three-part harmony (sometimes).  We do some covers and some original works.  We rock, if I do say so myself.  We even have a Facebook page. We have a large-scale concert coming up (think 300-400 people), and… Continue reading I am a rock-star mommy (and you can be one, too)

Torah Tuesdays

Torah Tuesdays – No pain, no gain

On Rosh Chodesh the Hebrew Academy of Cleveland and the N’shei (a ladies’ society – totally doesn’t have a website to link to) brought in Rabbi Menachem Nissel from Israel to give a speech. I had heard him before, when I was at Neve, and I knew that we would be in for a treat. … Continue reading Torah Tuesdays – No pain, no gain

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First post on LadyMama

LadyMama is a fantastic site to surf.  Full of fun, informative articles,  polls and opportunities to contribute your thoughts and opinions, it’s worthy of your limited internet time.  In the words of the site itself,  LadyMama is a dream space for the yiddishe mama in every trendy lady to learn, share and connect. After I visited… Continue reading First post on LadyMama

Torah Tuesdays

Torah Tuesdays, er, Thursday: Being Thankful

Being thankful is a very Jewish thing.  I’ve heard an opinion that some frum Jews don’t celebrate Thanksgiving because every day is Thanksgiving, and so there’s no need to set aside one specific day.  It could also be because no one wants to make Thanksgiving dinner and then Shabbos a day later (I’m making traditional… Continue reading Torah Tuesdays, er, Thursday: Being Thankful