Surviving So Much Food

With all the joy and family time approaching this month of holidays comes a lot of food. Pretty much any time with Jews brings a lot of food. It takes a lot of discipline to keep from overeating when we're surrounded by food for days at at time. And, it takes a plan. While nothing's … Continue reading Surviving So Much Food

Surviving 3-day Yom Tov (x3!)

There are three 3-day Yom Tovs this month. And yes, there were three 3-day Yom Tov's two years ago. Did I mention it's the same schedule next year too? Don't get me wrong, I'm not complaining about Yom Tov, a time of simcha. Just sayin' it's a challenge to cook and eat all those meals. … Continue reading Surviving 3-day Yom Tov (x3!)

Cherishing what matters

I'm still flying from Wednesday night's lecture from Chief Rabbi of England Lord Jonathan Sacks. He's more eloquent than any speaker I can recall hearing in person (the accent helps!), his breadth of Torah knowledge is comparable to the giants of our generation and his wisdom in chochmah matches the great thinkers in academia. Combine … Continue reading Cherishing what matters