Shabbat Hagadol

Shabbat Hagadol

The shabbat before Passover, Festival of Freedom, is called Shabbat Hagadol, the “Great Sabbath”. Like all biblical events, it holds timeless meanings and messages. Great Shabbat, because it recalls a miraculous event before the Exodus, when Moses...
Santa Anita The Great Race Place

Santa Anita The Great Race Place

I spent a wonderful Sunday at the Fiesta de Santa Anita horse racing park with my fun-loving friends. We watched Fatell on stage with special performance by Connie Pena and Jliothetribute. Good food, beautiful weather, and happy people enjoying the day was such a...
Beneath the Sun

Beneath the Sun

Beneath the sun warm golden raysin fields so green my spirit playswhere grassy hills embrace the skymy soul finds solace soaring high. On endless sunny summer daysmy heart finds peace a restful placein tapestry of dreams that whirlfor love and hope to fill the world....
Evening

Evening

Evening sets in stunning sunsetdazzling colors paint the skysilver screen with golden sparklescinematic moving by. Scent of nutmeg fills the airwarm hearts with sweet delightwith memories of sunny daysof laughter soft and smiles bright. So far away and years bye...
Purim

Purim

Purim celebrates the Jewish people’s victory over a plot to annihilate them in ancient Persia (5th century BCE). Esther, the heroine of the story, becomes queen to King Ahasuerus. When Haman, the king’s advisor, schemes to kill the Jews, Esther, with her...
Doda Hannah

Doda Hannah

Today, as we mark the 10th anniversary of my brother Ehud’s passing, we also bid farewell to our dear Aunt Hannah who passed away overnight in Jerusalem. Doda Hanna, was as an amazing cook and baker. On Friday afternoons, our family would gather to indulge in...