A Dad for Keeps

When I first met my American father-in-law to be, I was struck by how big he was—big in stature and …

Mom’s Blintzes

Growing up, I recall that one of my favorite Yomim Tovim was Shavuos. While my father and older brother went …

My American “Mommy”

When I was little, I called my mother, “Mamma.” After I started Israeli kindergarten, I sometimes switched to “Ima,” only …

The Value of Friendship

A Rosh Chodesh Iyar Message from Rabbi Avraham Kelman My Beloved Congregation, One of the aspects of the Rabbinate which …