I love ceramic mugs. Just love them.And I don’t mean store bought cups with emblems or school colors. I mean mugs handmade in a little studio off the beaten path by a funky, earthy woman. Usually one with cool scarves, a nose ring and a lot of jewelry.These are the mugs I love.But I’ve found over… Read More My Imperfect Cup Runneth Over
Our trip to the Golan was what Pesach vacation dreams are made of. It was an unbelievable experience and we feel so privileged and blessed to have been able to enjoy ourselves for almost a week – and to do so with our good friends and their awesome kids. We stayed on Moshav Yonatan in… Read More Rolling Hills, Cows and Cookouts
This week we stayed in a cave. No, we didn’t turn into the Flintstones and decide to sleep on the ground with rocks for pillows. Far from it.Israel is so filled with out-of-the-way and truly unique finds. It’s one of the things that I simply relish. When I plan a family vacation in Israel, I… Read More A Modern Cave Woman
“Let’s go away for your birthday for a few days,” said Josh on Sunday.“I’d love to BUT……”And this is pretty much how all of our conversations that involve spontaneity and out-of-the-ordinary plans start. I have a built in “No” radar to just about everything. I had a million reasons to offer up about why we… Read More Enjoying the Many Wonders of the World
In 1993, when I was on a program in Israel called Project Otzma, we went to the Dead Sea and to Ein Gedi. And I believe that this is the last time that I’ve been to Ein Gedi. Ein Gedi, for those who don’t know, is a nature reserve right along the coast of the… Read More Part of the Team
Last week we had a fantastically wonderful vacation in Zippori. Zippori is a National Park that is filled with archeological finds, amazing mosaics and a rich history of our people. Next door, Moshav Zippori is filled with delightful cabins, a goat farm where they produce and sell goat cheese and goat milk, an exotic bird… Read More Kol Hakavod to Vacation!