Monday, February 18, 2019


Drink…Don’t drive

A friend of mine runs long distance races. He tells me that the key to staying hydrated is to drink at certain time intervals. “Every fifteen minutes,” he says, “you drink six ounces of water. You keep an eye on your own watch so you don’t violate your own hydration limits.” But what if you […]

Contemplations, Conversations and Balance

A Thought for Elul We have entered into the last month of the Jewish year, Elul. It is a month characterized by introspection and communication. We take inventory of our lives just as a shopkeeper would take inventory of his storeroom. What is it that I want to take into a New Year? What must […]

Bar/Bat Mitzvah: Frequently Asked Questions

If my child does not want to have a Bar or Bat Mitzvah, should I abandon the idea? While I firmly believe in honoring our children, I also believe that as parents, we are obligated to make wise choices on their behalf. It is up to us to enrich their lives with positive and empowering […]

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