Category Archives: technology

Alef is for Alien

I am very excited to share a new resource for those of you readers who teach, parent, babysit, or ever encounter young people who could/should/would learn Hebrew. My colleague Rabbi Michael Sommer (aka Abba Sababa) has written an awesome book … Continue reading

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Home office tips needed

Welcome to my new office! That’s right I’m working from home and I need your best practices. I have already figured out that it is important to get outside during the day (no different from an office in a building). … Continue reading

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I’m having trouble reading

I’m not sure what it is exactly but I just don’t seem to be reading as many books as I once did. I remember right after MY MOM died I definitely wasn’t reading. My eyes were tired from crying and … Continue reading

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2012 review of the blog

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 7,800 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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Did I act too quickly?

If you are a busy social media user like I am, you probably have an Instagram account (BTW if you are a parent of a tween or teen you probably should have one because your kid probably does, too!). You … Continue reading

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What a day!

I do not know what happened but I promise when I took this photo it was rotated 90 degrees to the right so just tilt your head and it will be fine. This is a picture of me just after … Continue reading

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Listen to POTUS! #URJbiennial

In a few minutes (around 12:45pm ET), President of the United States, Barack Obama will address more than 6,000 Reform Jews at the Union for Reform Judaism’s biennial convention. Unfortunately I am not there in person this time, so I … Continue reading

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