Has Anyone Seen My Kavanah?


Okay, here’s the thing: while I typically possess the organizational skills of an ant with OCD, over this past year my every attempt at organization has been confounded. I believe that this is due, in large part, to my lifestyle becoming increasingly nomadic; and my resistance to this. In an effort to both conserve space […]

Book Reviews: Even Higher, When The Chickens Went On Strike, and Tashlich At Turtle Rock


Even Higher: A Rosh Hashanah Story adapted by Eric Kimmel and illustrated by Jill Weber is a wonderful story to read aloud to children about a Rabbi who is thought to go “even higher” just before Rosh Hashanah. Every year just before Rosh Hashanah Rabbi Nemirov disappears. He’s not at home, or in the synagogue […]

Know That You Are Loved


The story was a familiar one; however, this time, it was a young man who I knew since his early childhood. Having grown up with a few learning and behavioral challenges, Reece grew up believing he was not good enough. I remember coaching him in roller hockey in a high-stressed championship game that we lost […]

NEW eBook: OneShul High Holidays Machzor

For Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

We are thrilled to announce the release of OneShul Machzor 5773, the siddur for our first OneShul High Holidays Services. Click here to download the new book. And please, give a suggested minimum $5.00 donation to support the work we as a community are doing. Our prayer service schedule for High Holidays includes: 9/16 @ […]

Elul – Preparing for The Days of Awe


Elul is a month of preparation. It’s a month to continue healing from Av, but mostly it’s about preparing for the Yamim Noraim (ים

Gluten Free Orange and Almond Cake


Flour-less Sephardic cake? Could our gluten free dreams be coming true? Yes, yes indeed. One caveat: this recipe is in metric measurements. But now that the internet is no longer on Blackout, one can easily use Google to translate grams into pounds, etc. Or perhaps we’ll end up getting more views outside the USA (which […]