May the קדוש ברוך הוא, the Holy One, bless you and all those you love with a New Year of health, peace of mind, inspiration and the embrace of family, friends and community.
לשנה טובה תכתבו L'shanah tovah tikateivu
Rabbi Amy Levin
What I've Learned
Zadie Louie: Greet everyone.
Bubbie Ida: Bake mandel bread.
Grandma Celia: Soap operas rock.
Mom Bernice: Always think about others.
Dad Alan: Be creative.
Zadie K.: Keep moving.
Bubbie K.: Laugh out loud.
Uncle George: Love is popular; life is expensive.
Aunt Ruth: Love - a bushel and a peck.
Uncle Leonard: Dream big.
Aunt Rose: Life's a bowl of Jell-O.
Uncle Ben: Invest.
Aunt Sylvia: Diamonds are a girl's best friend.
Uncle Mort: Work hard.
Susie: Family first.
Michael: Just do it.
Brother Bob: Bad guys are out there.
Sister-in-Law Sibby: We'll get Bin-Laden...eventually.
Niece Rebecca: Use your voice.
Nephew Alex: Use your talent
Brother Doug: Love your children.
Sister-in-Law Sara: Heal.
Nephew Avi: Hug everyone.
Niece Naomi: Seek silence.
Nephew Aaron: Know statistics.
Bruce: Get up, turn on news. If there's no bird flu, go back to bed.
Pam: Chant Torah.
Laurie: Take stairs.
Mark: Work out.
Steve: Read books; pass them forward.
Linda: Take pictures.
Joanie: There is always hope.
Paul: Enjoy fine wine.
Nancy: Grand-parenting is the reward for having children.
Don: Pick the best fruit.