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Purim!

Envision yourself walking down a street in Jerusalem, (or Boro Park, NYC) and seeing people, both young and old, dressed as anything from Jesus, to a clown, to a Power Ranger, to Raggedy Ann. Shops are full to overflowing with … Continue reading

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Interesting Headgear

In the Jewish and Anabaptist worlds there is a whole culture of head wear for both men and women. While many differences may appear subtle or even unnoticeable to the untrained eye, those little differences can be a very big … Continue reading

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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: A Review.

So here I am posting for the second time in a week! Hopefully, I am starting a trend of more frequent posting! As I said in my last update, I am in Bethesda, Maryland for some medical treatments until Friday. … Continue reading

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I’m still alive: A long overdue posting!

Shalom Havarim! (Hello friends) I am rather ashamed to look at the date on my last posting and realize how much time has passed. To say that life has been crazy would be an understatement. After having surgery in February … Continue reading

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Interesting Hebrew Facts!

Even though I haven’t been at home in NY, I have still had some interesting adventures and met some interesting people! One of the physical therapists I met with over the course of my time at the National Institute of … Continue reading

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Never Forget: Holocaust Remembrance Day

Tomorrow, January 27, is Holocaust Remembrance Day. It is a day that many people overlook as they go about their everyday lives, but I believe it is a significant day that is incredibly important to observe! It has been said … Continue reading

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More on Liturgical Music…

As I mentioned before, I wrote a paper on Jewish Liturgical music for a class I was taking last semester. I found the topic very fascinating and had some interesting experiences while researching! The paper was quite long, so I … Continue reading

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In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day…

Here are the Maccabeats with some sweet harmonies… Enjoy!

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To the Shire and back again…

The past few months have been somewhat of a busy blur while I have attempted to keep my head above water, and this little blog has been sorely neglected! With the start of 2018, I hope to remedy this, although … Continue reading

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Mennonite Choir Music

My last post was on Jewish Liturgical Music, so I thought this week I would switch things up and give you some good post-thanksgiving Mennonite Choir music. This piece was composed by Anabaptist composer Lyle Stutzman. Check out more of … Continue reading

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