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!)

Tuning in on Shabbos

For one day of the week, every Sabbath-observant Jew turns off the buzz of technology, work, money and more to tune in to what's really important: family, friends, community and yes, God. To anyone who's never tried it, it's a wonder how we turn off the gadgets. To anyone who keeps Shabbos, it's a wonder … Continue reading Tuning in on Shabbos