Direct, Straightforward, Real is good most of the time

“Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.” ― Rudyard Kipling Berry Schwartz Yesterday I got massively triggered by someone. I saw red and was DYING TO respond. I kept my mouth shut and just listened for 20 minutes straight. It took blood sweat and tears. Why? Because I gave my word to never speak from a “triggered” …

A Date with myself: Jewish Performance Art

I saw an article about an amazing exhibit and performance art, and I had to check it out, http://sijcc.net/culture-lab-truth. I love performance art, and I love to perform, so this event combined performance with Judaism, and it was amazing.  There are still a few days left: Thursday, June 29th | 7-10pm | Opening, Artist Talk moderated by Avishay Artsy Friday, June 30th | 11-1pm | Kids & …

What nationality is your face?

http://en.meow-share.com/test/newtest/4559/10108000340056211/20170627/en-show250.meow-share.com/index_new/?eva=key-4658-04 We  are all mixed up! I consider myself lucky that everyone I meet thinks that I am their nationality.  On one hand it is important to know your roots, background, and culture. On the other hand, we are all unique, so our face and skin are only part of the story.  I grew up in Miami, and no matter …

The Jewish month of seeing things as they are

Tzemach-Ada Cunin This Shabbos is Shabbos Rosh Chodesh, and, preparation for Gimmel Tammuz, the day of the Rebbe’s physical passing. Please do something in honor of the Rebbe EVERY DAY, through Tuesday. Quote from the Rebbe ” I must first point out that the division of Judaism into “Orthodox, Conservative, Reform,” etc. is a purely artificial one, for all Jews …

So Much Good Stuff

All the articles in this weeks Jewish Journal were so good, www.jewishjournal.com. Everything from a Jewish couple using their connections to get medical equipment and supplies to doctors in Syria, to a man born in Lybia, goes to college in America, falls in love with a Jewish woman, and at his son’s Bar Mitzva decides to convert. I also love …

I have a connection

Afshine Emrani Spend less time talking about God and more time talking to God. #prayers#faith Sometimes I get so inspired by words and pictures, and the one above is the Kotel, the Western Wall in Jerusalem.  People write little notes with wishes, prayers, as well as honoring those that have passed away, and put it into the wall.  We all …

“Inside Job”

Haize Hawke  Stop looking outside for your happiness. It is self generated. No one can make you happy. No “thing” can bring you joy. This is an inside job. From the inside out. Happiness is self generated and self maintained. #morning #purpose #selflove #happiness #motivation #relationship I am so blessed to find inspiration all around me, this is from a birth …

I am Wonder Woman, and so are you!

Afshine Emrani   Just love Gal Gadot’s husband’s T-shirt, because#wonderwoman Wonder Woman’s other mission   I had to see Wonder Woman in the theater for many reasons, and one of them was to support my Jewish sister Gal Gadot, who is Israeli, and being banned just because she is Jewish.  Lebanon and Tunisia can learn a few things from strong …