It was a freezing cold week, ending with tragic terror events in Paris, so it was beautiful to sit down to our first Winter 2015 Cozy-Shabbat dinner (January 9th), around one big (or 6 connected) table. We spoke about feeling … Read the rest
Sara’s Bas-Mitzvah celebration was on Sunday evening, November 30th, Thanksgiving Weekend 2014. This day corresponds to the 9th of Kislev, her Hebrew birthday which is also the birthday and passing of Rebbe Dovber, the Mitteler Rebbe of Chabad.
Originally, we didn’t have much planned for this Sunday of Sukkot, after all it comes after a 3-day holiday when students were here celebrating for six festive meals… but it turned out to be quite the busy day after all! … Read the rest
This was the Circle Shabbos as we hosted Chaya of the Friendship Circle. We served matzahballs and meatballs, circular mini-quiches, cucumber rounds salad, a ice-cream pies for dessert. The Friendship Circle is a national organization that pairs teens and college … Read the rest
Labor Day 2014 was an exciting and emotional one for us, traveling to attend an alumni engagement party on Long Island and also sending off our eldest daughter Mushky for a year of study in Israel. We left Albany at … Read the rest