Article Archive for January 2010
Oh, the anticipation and pressure of February. It’s both the most romantic month of the year and the shortest month on the calendar. It can be a very exciting time for those in new relationships who are feeling lucky in love. But for those of us who are single, we may have started feeling the anxiety about the big Hallmark day back in January.
Not all chocolate is good chocolate. In fact, there is a lot of bad chocolate out there. Thankfully it is easy to find the good stuff. Look at the ingredients on the label. There should be just a small handful of ingredients. They should be: cacao paste, sugar, cocoa butter, lecithin and vanilla for dark chocolate.
“I was content to call it an end of summer romance (since he was heading back to school), but when our time was up, he said he wanted to stay together. And so we’ve been together ever since…”
“…we headed to the beach where it was chilly outside, but not in our hearts which quickly heated up while being together.”
Life is more delightful than fiction! I could not have envisioned, on that Sunday afternoon when I logged onto JDate, that two dreams would shortly come true: 1) I would find my soul mate at 62; and 2) I would publish a book, at 65.
Tu B’Shevat, the new year of the trees, is often celebrated with the 7 species for which the Torah praises the land of Israel: “A land of wheat and barley, of vines, figs and pomegranates, a land of olive oil and honey (from dates)” (Deutero…
Include the seven species at your Shabbat Meal.
The nineteen blessings of the Amidah make up the core of the Jewish prayer service. The eighteenth blessing is an outright statement of gratitude. It is the longest of the nineteen blessings. When reciting this blessing, bow at the waist during …
Judaism subscribes to the belief in an after-life and reward and punishment, but is there a concept of Hell in Judaism?