Category: Lectures

  Well excuse me! Does your kid really need a vacation? I think they can use a break!   Is it possibly okay to stay home for school break? Sure! But, kids are longing to do something. They want a change!   I guess life needs to have more to it than wake up, eat…

Children’s Savings Plans

  Your child is born, and there are checks in his name with beautiful cards that come your way.  Now is the time to think about what to do with the money you child will get at his birth, for his birthdays and holidays, bar/bat mitzvah, sweet 16, and gifts from Grandma and Grandpa. There…

A young woman told me that she had fallen out of love with her husband. She explained that while there was nothing negative in her marriage, there was nothing positive either. They were co-parenting but not feeling the romance that had once existed. They tried couples therapy, but she decided it was time to tell…

  In 1820 Congress passed the Missouri Compromise which formalized slave states and free states and the rules of return of slaves etc.  In 1865, the 13th Amendment was passed, freeing the slaves.  45 years.  It’s been 150 years since the African Americans were freed, but we still see and hear about black rage as…

  Can it be diet time again so soon? I can’t believe it. How do they come around again so quickly? I just started one last week!!!   That’s the thing, starting them is really tough enough. But starting them again and again is enough to kill you. Sure I get it- if you could…

  Two interesting comments this weekend got me thinking ….   “Today was a great day, “said my mom, “because we laughed a lot!”   “I learned this week from my daughter,” said my sis, “that whether you feel happy and then smile, or smile then feel happy, the exact same mechanisms and channels are…

YESHIVA KETANA OF LONG ISLAND BOY HEADS TO THE WHITEHOUSE By: Suri Stern It is with great joy that I announce that Avrahmi Berkowitz, the son of Brynde and Ephraim Berkowitz, brother of Dr. Yehoshua Berkowitz, is headed to Washington as Special Assistant to President Trump, and assistant to Jared Kushner. Avrahmi is a long-time…

When Was the Last Time a Rabbi Prayed at a Presidential Inauguration? By Rachel Gordan | January 15, 2013  Last week, President Obama’s inaugural committee caused quite a stir after it announced who would be praying during the president’s second inauguration. Myrlie Evers-Williams, the widow of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers, would give the…