My Mother was the Center of our Jewish Universe

My Mother was the Center of our Jewish Universe

by Drew Steinberg Jewish values and the importance of family are engrained in me because of my mom. Because of her, we celebrated Shabbat every Friday night as our family of four, at a minimum, while I was growing up. High Holiday meals and Passover seders had full tables of extended family (blood relatives and friends … Continued

Three Generations in Israel – Part 2

 HAPPY MOTHERS DAY! We wanted to share Part 2 of Lori’s story of Traveling with  THREE GENERATIONS as a Mother’s Day story! Three Generations in Israel – Part 2 (read PART ONE: CLICK HERE) Day 4 – By the end of today, I am in overload from all the information I absorb today. My mother … Continued

Three Generations in Israel – Part 1

Three Generations Abroad – Part 1 As soon as I agree to send my daughter on her school trip to Israel, I know that this is an opportunity for a unique experience for my family.  My mother and I decide to join my daughter and her class in Israel.  From the first steps in Israel, … Continued

Paris: Will My Mother Teach Me Courage?

It was 1973 and my parents were in Paris. I was left at home with my older siblings and coincidentally, a French housekeeper. The plan was that while Dad would attend meetings during the day Mum would go sightseeing. They’d meet up at night in some little bistro and share their news over a romantic … Continued

Book Review: Have Mother, Will Travel?

  Can Mothers and Daughters be friends or are they always foes? Mia and Claire Fontaine’s travels together in Have Mother, Will Travel: A Mother and Daughter Discover Themselves, Each Other, and the World tell a story in two voices of each women finding their footing in their complicated lives. One in a quarter life … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel