A Surprising Treat for Yoni (and Me)

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The Taxi Driver’s Remarkable Kindness to My Daughter

The Taxi Driver’s Remarkable Kindness to My Daughter

Yesterday my daughter went to Tel Aviv for an appointment. But when she got to the train station at 8:05 PM to come back to Jerusalem, she discovered that because of the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, all public transportation had already stopped at 8. My daughter didn’t have any cash with her, only her public-transportation card […]

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Rules for a Happy Marriage?

Rules for a Happy Marriage?

We Weisbergs have been under lockdown since Rosh Hashana. Part intense family bonding, part way too close for comfort. . So when I heard about Jewish Workshops’ “Recharge Your Marriage” seminar featuring leading rabbis, rebbetzins and marriage counselors, I signed up. And it’s just what the pandemic ordered. I’ve been loving every class and learning […]

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2020 Succah Decoration

2020 Succah Decoration

The paper-chain my kids made to decorate this year’s succah looks a little different than usual.  

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COVID COVID Rosh Hashana

COVID COVID Rosh Hashana

This Rosh Hashana, praying behind a mask in a tiny, socially-distanced minyan in my daughter’s schoolyard, it was so eminently clear to me. God runs everything! If He so desires, He can bring down human society as we know knew it with a virus so small that 100 million could fit on a single pinhead. […]

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Life in Lockdown: Then and Now

Life in Lockdown: Then and Now

 

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