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It’s September, people! Even if the weather disagrees, it is time to exchange the beach bags and pool towels for lunch boxes and backpacks and start planning for the Jewish High Holidays.
Rosh…Hashanah—the Jewish New Year—is less than two weeks away, beginning on Sunday, September 13 at sundown, followed by Yom Kippur—the Day of Atonement—which starts on Tuesday evening, Sept. 22. But wait, there’s more! Right after that comes the harvest holiday of Sukkot, which we usher in on Sunday evening, Sept. 27. So what to do… >> Read More
‘Member, Rachie? Remember when they delivered those trees and you were so sick, but you laughed?
It was a magnificent day in late September. We were heading home after chemo. Somehow, those…biweekly treatments were beginning to feel routine. We made our way down Greenspring Ave., past stately homes, their lawns carpeted in autumn splendor. You seemed aloof, other-worldly. I sensed your weariness setting in. You began to nod off. I wondered if you noticed the sunbeams dancing through the windshield. By then, I was so lost… >> Read More
It’s the middle of July and you have probably settled into some sort of summer routine. While the endless loads of chlorine-soaked laundry may be keeping you busy, the slower pace of summer often…leaves a little more room for fun. Whether you’re looking for some activities to keep your little one busy, or hoping to add some Jewish flavor to your summer fun, we have you covered: JCC Open Play & JCS Parenting Workshop An expert-lead session on family/work/life balance, and a craft project. Definitely not a bad… >> Read More
Today, due to some unusual circumstances, I had the opportunity to spend the afternoon and evening alone with my middle daughter, a sprightly and delicious 4-year-old. You know, when your kid is 4,…it’s really not so hard to make them happy. I took her for ice cream (she got vanilla with the sprinkles already mixed in), we went shopping at the produce market, and then we went home and colored drawings of cats together (she said mine was veeery pretty). We rounded off the day with a… >> Read More
While I was waiting in the carpool line this morning to drop my 7-year-old daughter off at ballet, we were enjoying the breeze coming in through the open windows and listening to our favorite rap CD…(yes, really). When the ballet assistant came to get my little ballerina, she wrinkled her nose, had a quick little internal debate with herself about whether to say something, and then remarked with a sour sort of look, “I’m not sure I think you should be listening to that kind of music with little children… >> Read More