Monthly Archives: April 2012

Birthright On Overdrive

This article in the Jewish Week was inspiring as it shows how Birthright Israel is maturing and giving young Jews what they need to connect to the Jewish community. I felt so good when I read till the end of … Continue reading

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Amazing restaurant in the neighborhood – whether you keep kosher or not…

 My Most Favorite Food’s  Doris Schechter  at the MDS Book Fair As a special event during the Manhattan Jewish Day School (MDS) book fair, Doris Schechter, Founder of My Most Favorite Food, will be speaking at MDS on Tuesday, May 1st at 7pm. Doris was … Continue reading

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I love the Zoo!

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American Museum of Natural History – DISCOVERY ROOM 10TH ANNIVERSARY Event

When I was searching on the museum website for science fun for the kids, I saw this and had to spread the word! May 19, 2012 | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grand Gallery, first floor Ticket Info Free with … Continue reading

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Did you go to Israel on Birthright or know someone who did?

I just read this in my synagogue email and thought I should spread the word. I have heard that Birthright is doing so much to reach out to alums of the trip to remind everyone about their love for Judaism … Continue reading

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Support for families – Center for Child Development and Learning

I was recently introduced to this division of the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services (where I received bereavement counseling and amazing support.  If this program is anywhere near the professional and helpful level of their other division(s) I’m … Continue reading

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Music class to try… starts April 25th

The teacher of this course is lovely and very dedicated to connecting with little ones. Try it out and let me know what you think! The Music Garden- Mixed Age 3 months-3 Years What happens when the Itsy Bitsy spider … Continue reading

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Fostering Loving Relationships among Siblings – talk on April 18th

A friend sent this to me: Can’t We All Just Get Along? Fostering Loving Relationships among Siblings led by Meg Akabas, Parenting Consultant & Founder of Parenting Solutions Wednesday night, April 18, 2012, 7:30pm-9:00pm, The Elias Room of Congregation Shearith … Continue reading

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NYC Green Festival Feb 21-22

  We have been to a green festival in the past.  Mia and her friends still remember watching the demonstration of a powerful blender making shakes they couldn’t wait to try.  While they have a focus on a kids zone, … Continue reading

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We’re Not Buying It: Stop junk food marketing to kids and the Farm Bill = good food is important to us

While researching the Farm Bill, I went to this site ( http://www.parentearth.com/action/farm/ ) and found this video which took me back to my Media Ecology days at New York University. It make me take a step back and realize that … Continue reading

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