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Hot Pastrami.

One of the “bad” parts of immigration is losing your heritage. We try so hard all these years to assimilate, to lose an accent, to find a good job, to fit in and then one day  we realize we achieved … Continue reading

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Freaky Friday

Max can fly.

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I have the coolest mom!

First in her family to graduate from a university. First in her family to move all the way across the ocean at the tender age of 60 and start building a new life in the new world. First in her … Continue reading

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Bar Mitzvah – part three – Max.

Max’s Torah portion was Vayikra – about sacrifices Jewish people had to make. We were able to connect all the dots in his speech. Here is part of his speech:  I would like to share a personal story of transition … Continue reading

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Bar Mitzvah – part one. (Glitches)

I know I have been away long enough, but I had a very good reason…my son’s Bar-Mitzvah! We have been getting ready for it for about 6-9 months and now that it’s over I feel completely pooped! For the past … Continue reading

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What’s in my blog’s name.

My Grandma Pearl… Besides my mom, she is the most important woman in my life. She was born in 1907 to an Orthodox Jewish family of 12 kids- she was the 7th child. Lucky 7 was my grandma – she … Continue reading

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Influence.

When we all moved to America years ago not only were we reuniting with my brother and his family we were also reuniting with my cousins who lived in Canada 13 years prior to our arrival. My cousin and her daughter are two women who had and … Continue reading

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