I get enough action

I do not watch news. Even before the election year, it is always bad news, and it is all about sensationalism and putting on a show. In my single life, I loved being out, socializing, being in the mix, but not necessarily into watching what was in.  Luckily I get enough action, I did not have a minute to watch …

Thank you Muslims against Antisemitism

  Learn your history, and instead of following the herd, do your research.  Listen to powerful voices like the woman below, a Muslim standing against socially accepted antisemitism that is veiled in Anti Zionism.  If you have been watching the news, there have been threats on Jewish schools across America, and a desecration of a Jewish cemetery, that Muslims raised …

Two videos: The Jewish nation then and now

I am part Mizrahi.  If you do not know what this means whether you are Jewish or not, this is a great article to read. http://nypost.com/2016/04/27/jews-of-color-defy-americas-obsession-with-identity-politics/ Israel was not born because of the Holocaust, there were Jews of all colors and nationalities in Africa and the Middle East too.  The Nation of Israel has been around since every empire you …

Party Month!

The Jewish month of Adar is upon us, and it is all about having a great time, expecting miracles, and seeing the happiness in everything, in Hebrew it is called simchas!  Each Jewish new month, Rosh Chodesh, is celebrated with beautiful events, and I am going to be part of one tomorrow morning at 9am, starting with davening, prayers and …

Inspire and be inspired

Yehudit Garmaise More from Mary Oliver: “You must never stop being whimsical.” “And you must not, ever, give anyone else the responsibility for your life.” Drawing by Pablo Picasso I am surrounded by artists, and I mean all types.  From the acting and dancing, to the painting, museum and art education world.  I just know if something talks to me, …

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Covering the hair

Sometimes articles keep on popping up in my feed, and it makes me think of customs, reasons of why and why not, and ultimately it is a personal choice.  First let me talk to you about what I know and how I grew up.  In orthodox Judaism, a woman covers her hair once she is married, either with a cloth …

What are you?

  In our multi-cultural world, I love to hear about backgrounds, history, and life stories of everyone I meet.  It is so fun to hear how they grew up, where they are originally from, and how they have become the person they are today.  I always get asked where I am from, and I love to go into the story …

So much to do, but it’s flowing

I am always trying to squeeze things in, and I actually love last minute changes and making everything fit and work for everybody.  Sundays are sometimes busy, and sometimes lazy, and between work, family and each of my three kids having their own plans, I am always rearranging and planning on the go. Last night I got an email about …