Pulling weeds

One of the things I like best about my Rabbi is that every so often, he likes to just call to check up on me. No agenda, no plan, just "hey, how are you doing?". That happened today.You see, a year and a half ago, my father died. Suddenly and without warning (and 1500 miles away), I grieved hard and heavy and I felt lost. When I returned home after shiva I went to see my Rabbi. Having lost his father in a very similar fashion, he was quite a comfort to me. No, I wasn't crazy, everyone reacts … [Read more...]

Last Minute Seder Ideas

Cross posted from JewishBoston.com If you are like millions of Jews in America, life has been pretty busy lately.Passover is upon us and to help ease your stress, here are some last minute ideas to help you prepare for your Seder.What is most important in any Jewish celebration? Why the Food of course! Kitchen Daily has posted The World's Easiest Seder Menu. You should be able to whip this up in no time!Once we have the food going we MUST make sure we have the right wine. Lucky for you, I … [Read more...]