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This summer I had the chance to meet my number one author crush, Kevin Henkes. He was the keynote speaker at the Summer Institute for the Teaaching of Writing that I attended this summer at Teacher’s College, and while I […]

Leave it to us Jews to focus on food even on a fast day. Am I the only one who has spent significantly more time this week making plans for the break fast than preparing myself for the real work […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Today is Rosh Chodesh Elul, the celebration of the new moon and the new month. The Hebrew month of Elul is a time for reflection, repentance, and preparation for Rosh Hashanah, which is now one month away. My e-friend Phyllis […]

I few months ago, around the time of Purim, I had the great honor of interviewing the children’s book author Eric Kimmel. Since then, he’s been kind enough to friend me on facebook and even write a nice blurb about […]

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