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Showing posts from September, 2014

FREE Printable Easy Reader Mini-Book, “On Rosh Hashanah”

Joining the free printable mini-books I have made for Shavuos, Pesach and Chanukah, is this awesome little counting book for Rosh Hashanah.  Specially designed to print, cut out and staple at home. To receive a free PDF of this very simple print-cut-staple easy reader for Pesach, featuring all the usual cute “borrowed” Internet graphics you have come to love from my printables, please sign up for my mailing list (below).  I’ll send it to you within 24 hours. If you’re already on my mailing list, just fire off an email to me at . Here are the others in this series: “On Shavuos” printable easy reader mini-book “On Chanukah” printable easy reader mini-book “On Pesach” printable easy reader mini-book Tzivia / צִיבְיָה Coming soon:  Jewish parenting ideas, inspirations, and freebies (no spam!)

The hour between 12 and 1

What time is it right now where you are? As I write this, it's early morning here (Israel) and the middle of the night in North America.  Time for all reasonable people to be sleeping.  Are you still awake? It is also Elul, the time before Rosh Hashanah when we make the changes in our lives so we can start becoming the holy people Hashem wants us to be. When we lived in North America, it was nice having friends in Israel because I could chat with them late at night.  For them it was morning; their kids had already gone to school. And I was up much too late. Here, I find the same thing happening in reverse.  When it's late at night here, everybody's running around back in North America, getting supper ready, relaxing during the evening. And I am STILL up much too late. The hour between 12 and 1 is the worst.  Maybe you know the feeling.  The thought that you should just shut down and go to bed?  The sense of diminishing returns.