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September 2011 Archives

All Together Singing in the Kitchen – we have a winner!

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The winner of the book is Katherine, who wrote My daughter loves to sing lots of songs. But she insists on Itsy Bitsy Spider and Twinkle Twinkle Little Star most of the time. Whenever we mention stars or spiders. She […]

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Rosh Hashanah Seven Vegetable Couscous – a recipe and a story

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I’m sitting in my kitchen right now, with a pile of cookbooks in front of me. Odd, because I rarely use cookbooks anymore. I almost always go straight to the internet to find my recipes. But, I’m feeling the need […]

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All together singing in the kitchen. Or at the shabbat table.

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When my husband and I got married, I always imagined we would become a musical family. Not a performing musical family, like the Von Trapps, mind you, but a family that sat around and played music together. It was a […]

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Festival of Eden – are you going? (ps, I can get you a discount)

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What are you doing on the Sunday before Rosh Hashanah? My kids and I will be making kosher sauerkraut and cheese drumming on recycled household items tie dying hiking the Appalachian Trail climbing trees composting watching “veggie puppetry” (whatever that […]

A great book for interfaith families, or anyone living in an interfaith world

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I teach Kindergarten at a Jewish day school, and although we are affiliated with the Conservative movement, our children come from a wide range of backgrounds. Some come from homes that strongly identify as Jewish, and some come from homes […]

9/11 and the sounding of the shofar – one Jewish day school teacher’s experience

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Beliefnet bloggers were asked to contribute our memories of 9/11 for a collective piece called “Where were you on 9/11?” My piece can be found there, shortened to 200 words or less. Here’s the original. On 9/11, I was a […]

Rosh Hashanah in Western Massachusetts

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Wondering might be going on for the High Holidays in my neck of the woods? Check out my latest column on the wonderful blog Hilltown Families. You’ll notice I’m leading tot services in Northampton. Maybe I’ll see some of you […]

We have a winner

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And the winner of the Rosh Hashanah card package from minted.com is……Stefani! Thanks to everyone who entered and to random.org for choosing our winner. Keep your eyes peeled for some more exciting giveaways in the next few weeks.

Craft projects for Rosh Hashanah

posted by Homeshuling

Are you crafty? I’m not. But, because of my parenting deficits, you should suffer? Here are some links to a variety of projects scattered across the interwebs: You don’t really need to look much further than Creative Jewish Mom for […]

Praising our children, loving our children. (An encore performance)

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a re-post. because i’m really into recycling. Do you know that sinking, slightly nauseous, feeling you get when you and your kids return from a hot, lazy day of swimming and spitting watermelon seeds, only to find a back-to-school sale […]

Rosh Hashanah Card Giveaway

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As someone who made her wedding invitations on her home computer, I’m not the kind of person who orders professionally made Rosh Hashanah cards. But you? You might be! And if you are, I’ve got a deal for you…. I […]

A story for my kids – the sweetness of missing each other

posted by Homeshuling

This summer I spent a week in New York City taking a class at Teacher’s College about setting up successful writing workshops in classrooms. I was alone. Did I mention that my kids weren’t with me? It was hard for […]

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I'm not exaggerating. The bane of my Passover existence has been pareve baking. I cook a lot more meat during the holiday than I do the rest of the year, which means a lot more pareve desserts. Which has, up until now, usually meant margarine ...

posted 5:02:27pm Mar. 22, 2012 | read full post »

Why I love the New American Haggadah (and it's not just because I got to have a martini with Nathan Englander.)
I'm not a haggadah junkie. I know many Jews whose shelves are overflowing with numerous versions of the Haggadah - from the traditional Maxwell House to the not-so-traditional Santa Cruz - and whose seders are an amalgam of commentaries, poems, ...

posted 9:25:37pm Mar. 14, 2012 | read full post »

Best Hamentashen Ever, even better. And, a Purim opera.
This time of year, I'm always excited when I look at my google analytics and see that people have landed at my blog by searching for "hamentashen recipe". I love the idea of people all over the world making my great-grandmother's fabulous ...

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