Memorial Day

Memorial Day Memorial Day is an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May. It honors men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Memorial Day started as an event to honor Union soldiers who had died during the American Civil War. It was inspired by the way people in the […]


Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day Mother’s Day is sad for me sometimes because my mom passed on over 30 years ago. But, I remember she had an open mind, was interested in other people’s religions and traditions. She also was my earliest teacher.  She supported me to do things I liked to do, play, and create. Mom […]


Lag B’Omer

Lag B’Omer Lag B’Omer, a Jewish holiday, begins at sundown on May 13 and continues May 14. Laughter, music, Israeli dancing (rikudim), playing with bows and arrows, bonfires and roasted potatoes are some of the memories that we associate with this chag, which comes right in the middle of Sefirat haOmer – the counting of […]