Filed under the Rebbetzin (aka Ezer K.)

Marriage Equality and US Politics

Yep.  I’m going there. See my sidebar for discussion guidelines.  Lashon hara or nastiness will be deleted. This issue has overtaken not only national politics, but people’s common sense.  It’s a ridiculous corollary to put forth that once men and women start marrying their own gender, suddenly people are going to want to marry their … Continue reading

The Power of Words – Good and Bad.

Words have power.  We all know this.  Judaism has very specific things to say about how we use words, especially negative words. Durning this time of the Omer and Sefirot, a period dedicated to introspection and self-improvement, I thought this was appropriate to post.  I found this blog post  that Ruchi from Out of the Ortho … Continue reading

Upcoming Posts in the Next 2 Months

Wanted to share a list of my current drafts, guest posts I have lined up, and what I hope to post in the next 2 months (in no particular order).  This will give all my readers a sense of the direction I am taking.  My goal is education, and understanding between Jews of all stripes … Continue reading

Blessing for Bacon? So, Yeah, That Happened.

Teaching Hebrew school is always an adventure . . . you just never know what will happen on any given afternoon.  The kids are absolutely adorable – sweet, good children who probably really don’t want to be in Hebrew school on a Tuesday afternoon after a long day of school.  That said, most of them … Continue reading

The Devil Wears Prada

Watched “The Devil Wears Prada” last night.  I was surprised by how much I enjoyed it.  Of course, Meryl Streep could read the phone book and I would probably enjoy it.  Mama Mia notwithstanding. “Phone book.” I just totally dated myself. Speaking of, I am cleaning out my office in preparation for putting our house … Continue reading