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Where will I be on Oct 27 at 9:47?

Where will I be on Oct 27 at 9:47?

I lost my Mother-in-Law, Joyce Fienberg when she was murdered at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA a year ago.  This past week, many folks have been asking where my family will be at the one-year mark of the day when our lives shattered. There’s a lot of...

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Opportunity for Conversation: Trump’s Loyalty Comments

Opportunity for Conversation: Trump’s Loyalty Comments

Trump’s latest comments about Jews and Jewish loyalty is crystal clear to Jews but may not be to our neighbors/roommates/friends of other faiths.  This is a PERFECT time to engage in conversation in an intellectual and non-emotional way to fight anti-Semitism in our...

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Tisha B’av: Thinking about Resiliency

Tisha B’av: Thinking about Resiliency

Jews are resilient.  We have had a lot of awful things thrown at us and yet we are able not only to survive, but also to flourish and laugh at ourselves. On August 11th, we will mark Tisha B’av, a day we take to remember the tragedies that have befallen our people,...

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Recipe: Joyce’s Passover Popovers

Recipe: Joyce’s Passover Popovers

Here is my Mother-in-Law Joyce’s take on Passover Popovers. They are basically matzah balls magically transformed into light and fluffy popovers – dinner rolls with a big space inside. The pictures are from her own recipe box.

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