“Dat’s mine!” my six-year-old yelled in the middle of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. He started running towards a painting, and I had visions of us getting swept right up and thrown out on the street for touching the works of art. “Yakir,” I tried to say quietly while lunging for… Read More I Know Dat Painting!
Hanukah is almost here. And that means that it’s time for a crazy and creative art project. At the grade school where all of the boys go/have gone, they do a competition each year for the most creative Hanukiot (candle holders for Hanukah). I don’t actually know if there are prizes, or if they just… Read More Putting Our Best Foot (Hand) Forward for Hanukah
There are certain things that people don’t tell you before you make Aliyah. Like that someday you are going to be tapped to be “team mom” and to entertain a house full of Hebrew speaking second graders for an afternoon. Boy I would have enjoyed that warning before it occurred. Last year, Eliav’s teacher sent… Read More Team Leader Mom