The Gift of Torah

The excitement is buzzing all around our Jewish community, where learning will be happening into the late hours of the night and early morning.  It is amazing to be open, and show our children the magic of our lifestyle.  My kids go to a public school with about half Orthodox Jewish kids, so they understand when we do not go to …

Memorial Day

Àdísà Àjàmú “Formerly known as Decoration Day, which was first recorded to have been observed by freed enslaved southern blacks in Charleston, South Carolina in 1865, at the Washington Race Course, to remember the fallen Union soldiers of the Civil War.” Know thyself. Memorial Day – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday observed on …

Outdoors is magical

Today the kids and I were outside all day, hopping from party to party.  We are so blessed to live in the magical Los Angeles warm sun and cool breeze.  There is a special feeling when you see a sunrise or sunset, the ocean, or hiking among the trees.  This article is so powerful about the upcoming holiday of Shavuot, …

Guess What? The World Needs Israel

This article is how it is, Israel is an innovator and business leader, http://jewishjournal.com/opinion/david_suissa/219382/guess-world-needs-israel/. I have a had a nice and lazy Shabbat, stayed home while my husband took the kids to synagogue.  Once they got home, they played outside, and I just read some articles and reveled in the magic of a day of complete mind and body rest. …

Murder of Innocent Children

Today is Yom Yerushalaim, it is the commemoration of Israel’s victory of the reunification of Jerusalem, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerusalem_Day.  The President of the United States is there now at the Holocaust Museum, learning about the murder of innocent children, while in Manchester, a terrorist attack claimed the lives of children as young as 8 years old. I see so many feelings, I want …

I could write about…

Yesterday was a day without plans, and it was hot, so I really wanted the kids to get wet and have fun.  My daughter said she didn’t want sand in her bathing suit, so no beach, we don’t have a pool place that we love, and that would of meant I couldn’t relax, have to be on watch while kids …