He Who Believes Is Not Afraid

Latma have released the song below for Rosh Hashanah. This song really strikes a chord with me, especially the chorus “He who believes is not afraid”. Isn’t that what faith is supposed to be? Complete…

Woman’s Day Magazine – October 2012 issue

Page 157 has my photo and a quote. Of course I wrote a lot more, but I guess this was all that made the final cut – not bad though, to be in a national…

Shabbat Shalom!!

Shabbat Shalom!!

Sunrise, Sunset, Swiftly Fly The Years

I stand watching him from the doorway. I watch his easy back and forth banter with the group of giggling girls gathered in front of his cash register, his patience as he takes their orders….

El Al Honouring Tickets!!

El Al Ticket Insanity

By now you have all heard, I am sure, about the craziness on Monday of return flights to Israel on El Al being sold for $350 or thereabouts. Insanity!! A crazy reduction, the likes of…

Have Daughters Aged 8 – 15?

YALDAH – the magazine for Jewish girls by Jewish girls – has a batmitzvah essay contest. Grand Prize: A beautiful sterling silver key necklace. The winning essay will also be published in YALDAH magazine. A…

Mikvah – Wonderful Explanation

Excellent video explanation on the whys and wherefores of mikvah. Awesome job Jew In The City! Glad to have been a (small) part of this project!

Shabbat Shalom!

Weird Border Question

Popped into Montreal for a bit. Border guard asked me what my license plate was. I honestly could only remember the first three letters – FJF (in my mind they stand for Foxy Jewish Female,…

Back to School

Not the kids. Me. Well, it can’t really technically be back to school if I didn’t really go in the first place, right? But I sort of did… I graduated high school at 17 and…