Auckland’s First Hanukkah Candle Lighting in the Park (WW *Linky)

December 4, 2013 13
Hanukkah Candle Llighting

Big congratulations to the Auckland team that put together the city’s first Hanukkah candle lighting in the park on Sunday, the fifth night of the holiday. The big menorah stood proud waiting for sundown. Live music, games, storytelling, crafts and food kept us all busy. The key speaker was the Israeli Ambassador, followed by the …

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tacky Tacky Thanksgivukkah Coffee Mugs

Tacky Thanksgivukkah Coffee Mugs

November 20, 2013 17

Living in a country that doesn’t celebrate American Thanksgiving, I had to laugh the first time I heard the term Thanksgivukkah. Actually, I was sure my friend had made it up, even though she assured me it was everywhere. I decided to have a look and found over 100 tacky Thanksgivukkah coffee mugs. Don’t worry, …

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A Bit of Mohels Humor: The Bris Anthem for WW*Linky

November 13, 2013 6

The topic of male circumcision is serious, however this group found a fun and humorous way to express their views. Let’s call it a bit of Mohels humor that is too funny not to share. It’s a parody of Royals, the hit by New Zealand superstar teen Lorde. Mohels by Kol Ish (The Bris Anthem) …

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breast cancer awareness ribbons design

My Favorite Cancer Awareness Ribbons – Wordless Wednesday *Linky

October 9, 2013 13

As October is breast cancer awareness month, I am sharing my favorite cancer awareness ribbons design: The artist, my sister Stefanie, originally created this as part of series of cancer awareness ribbons in memory of our mother, who lost the battle with breast cancer in 1996.  I featured the poster here as it is the …

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double bat mitzvah

Double Bat Mitzvah (B’not Mitzvah) In the Family! (Wordless Wednesday *Linky)

July 24, 2013 15

Mazel Tov to our girls Melissa and Sarah who shared their ceremony and had the double Bat Mitzvah in the USA. We are fortunate to have a Rabbi in the family.  Here are a few of the photos, first the girls, then the girls holding Torah (the scroll containing the five books of Moses) and …

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