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Risa Tzohar
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US born, Israeli by choice, mother, grandmother and certified golden ager
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My mother and her daughter

Those of you who know me personally, or from my Facebook world know that my mother, Sara Sieskel, passed away rather suddenly on January 24,

רב שיח על מקומן של נשים כפוסקות ודיינות

מחפשים מה לעשות הערב? מדריך האירועים לציבור הדתי של אתר כיפה מציע שלל רעיונות הופצעות לפעילות כמו רב שיח על מקומן של נשים כפוסקות ודיינות וג

Inaugural Post: For My Mama, a"h

Yom chamishi, 16 Tevet 5774. Mama, in Washington DC, 1993 December is my mother's month. She was born today, 76 years ago. Christmas was her

Snow Survival, Snow Heroes

Yom rishon, 12 Tevet 5774. If you live in Baltimore, New York, Idaho, Washington State... this is a typical winter day. But if you live in I

That person....

I once had the honor of enjoying a shiur by Rabbi Shimon Green from Jerusalem who was visiting New Jersey. He said that everyone has "that p


"This is your seventh baby? This one is going to just pop right out, you will see..." I can't tell you how many times I heard that over the


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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies IX

"This is an oatmeal raisin cookie developed to use vegetable oil instead of solid fats. It is a slight modification of one with which I won

פסיכולוגים לטובת הציבור - מכתבים למערכת

בתגובה על "הפסיכולוגים נשארו בחוץ" מאת רפאל יונתן לאוס ("הארץ", 5.11). הפסיכולוג הקליני רפאל יונתן לאוס מזהיר, כי הוחלט שבשנת 2015 תסתיים הר

A History of Torah Judaism in America

Introduction to A History of Torah Judaism in America When I was in college, American Jewish History did not exist. In 1957, I won a Yeshiva

The F Word

Let's say I approach a proud Irishman on St. Patrick's Day and ask him if he's going to celebrate......

A time for birth, a time for death; a time to mourn, a time to dance

We rushed into the emergency room. After telling the nurse at the entrance what the problem was, the attendants sat......

A Time to Rejoice

“My favorite animal is steak.” Fran Lebowitz One of my all-time favorite Disney movie scenes is from Jungle Book, where the four buzzards ar

Happy Happy Holidays!!

אַחַת שָׁאַלְתִּי מֵאֵת ה' אוֹתָהּ אֲבַקֵּשׁ שִׁבְתִּי בְּבֵית ה' כָּל יְמֵי חַיַּי לַחֲזוֹת בְּנֹעַם ה' וּלְבַקֵּר בְּהֵיכָלוֹ: “One thing

My Old New Job and a New Volunteering Experience

Several months ago, I joined the staff of Irgun Rabbanei Tzohar (on a part-time basis) to help the organization connect in a more effective

Food for thought

When a Jew eats a chicken, one of them is sick Tevye der milkhiker (Sholom Aleichem) Rosh HaShana literally means the head of the year, or t

The Windmills of Zionist Apathy

I had a chance to watch Rabbi Joshua Fass' speech at Yeshiva University's recent graduation, and while it was a great honor for him, it made

Reflections on Ramadan

Last week, I found myself Googling

Jewish American Genealogy

by @azigra When my uncle asked his parents one summer to send him to a yeshiva instead of public school that coming fall my grandparent brou

When Your Daughter Is A Reminder of Miracles

Sometimes, my daughter is 'just' my daughter- a freckle faced mini-me whose temper and insistence on justice try my......