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not our actual shul

not our actual shul

Today we went to shul. And it was kind of….great. Our first good move was not arriving until 11am, exactly when Tot Shabbat begins. And forget everything I said about starting to outgrow tot programs; it was pitch perfect for both my girls -puppets, songs, dancing, a story, many familiar faces, and under an hour from start to finish. We entered the main sanctuary just in time for the girls to go up on the bimah and help lead Adon Olam. And then…..kiddush. Nothing fancy, but Mom didn’t have to cook or clean, we ate with friends, enjoyed a spring-like day on the playground, and brought another little girl home for an afternoon playdate. Almost exactly what I imagined Shabbat might be when we had kids.
If our shul had something like this every week, I might have to change the name of my blog.

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posted March 9, 2009 at 5:49 pm

Nice! The title of that entry though… Ugh!

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posted March 10, 2009 at 9:20 pm

Does it sound too much like shil-shul?

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posted March 11, 2009 at 10:16 am

You got it.

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posted March 11, 2009 at 10:26 am

I must admit, it took me a while to figure out what you meant.

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posted March 15, 2009 at 12:29 am

glad pre-Purim tot shabbat converted you! and I love the title.

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