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

Our Stories Matter: How Writing Can Heal Our Hearts

Thank you to Holly Corbett and Consciously Unbiased for publishing my article: “Our Stories Matter: How Writing Can Heal Our Hearts“ During the past two years of the COVID roller coaster, life has been more obviously uncertain. Anna Quindlen’s newest book, Write for Your Life, suggests that “it [is] possible to be in a dreadful situation … Continued

#TogetherAtHome We Said Go Travel News April 2020

April News 2020 with We Said Go Travel: I hope you and your loved ones are #togetherathome and healthy. COVID-19 has impacted our countries, our communities, our companies and every part of our planet. This was a very unusual Passover. My family met on ZOOM with 17 screens. If you want more Passover in your life, … Continued

ShemeshFarms: A Story About Resilience

In times of adversity and the unknown we look for inspiration all around us in hope of harnessing our own resilience and strength to get through.  We look to our friends and family, to our communities, to our faith, to nature, to books, to social media! Our friends at Tripping Kosher filmed a short documentary … Continued

Finding Freedom For Passover in Los Angeles

The original version of this article “A journey to freedom over three Passovers” was originally published in Jewish Journal. Please share your story of finding freedom in our We Said Go Travel Award. “Merriam-Webster defines brave as ‘having or showing courage.’ Courage as ‘mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty.’ I have come … Continued

April News: We Said Go Travel

April News: Hello from New York City and the United Nations! I was invited by UNOCHA to a meeting about the World Humanitarian Summit. I felt honored to be included among the twenty people selected as “Champions for Humanity.” Please see my article in the Jewish Journal and the website, Impossible Choices, to learn more. For Passover, I … Continued

The Money Nerve by Robert Wheeler

Passover: Finding Balance and Freedom on Tax Day

Giving up Bread or Internet for Passover? Finding Balance and Freedom on Tax Day For the last year and a half I have been living in Asia and eating rice. As I thought about Passover approaching, I figured giving up bread for eight days would not be meaningful as I really only eat rice in … Continued

Tainan, Tawian for Passover (video)

UPDATE: From Penghu, we were able to get onto youtube at an internet cafe! I hope you enjoy the video! It is Tuesday April 25 here. We cannot wait to share all our videos and stories with you when we return May 2nd.Sunday: Due to issues with Taiwanese internet, youtube and the language barrier,  here … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel