Category: Lenore Davis

A Rash of Doing Nothing

  This summer my practice experienced numerous cases where people failed to act.  They failed to write a will, appoint a health care agent and determine who was going to get jewelry and art collections. There is a false notion that if one is married with children, and there is no will, when one dies,…

A short thought to share with you. There are no coincidences in life. Why is it that the reciting of the ten commandments again occurs this time of year, specifically for Shabbat Nachamu, after the commemoration of destruction of the Jerusalem Temple, and the beginning of the trajectory to the high holy days. A review…

By: Suri Stern Can anyone forget the scene in The Sound of Music, when Fraulein Maria takes the Von Trapp children on a boat, and they are so excited to see their father, they all stand up at once and topple the boat over and fall into the water fully clothed and happy as can…

On Shabbos between Passover and Shavuoth it is customary to recite Pirkei Avoth/Ethics of our Father.  In this weeks chapter, there is the following partial verse:  “Akavia ben Mahalalel says Consider three things and you will not come into the grip of sin:  Know whence you came, whither you go and before whom you will…