Monthly Archives: October 2013

TRAYF ALERT! An idea related to Thangsivikah idea #3 Do you know what Poutine is?  It’s french fries and gravy (like they have in Baltimore) with cheese curds. Well, Thanksgivvikuah idea #3 is–potato latkes with turkey gravy!  I overheard someone … Continue reading

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Thanksgivukah idea #2–sweet potato latkes

A latke is a latke is a latke. A vegetable is grated, mixed with a binder, formed into patties which are fried.  My latke rainbow was made with four different types of veggies. You can see from the color differences … Continue reading

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Thanksgivvukah Idea #1

On chanukah, we celebrate by frying things. European Jews fry grated potatoes for latkes, Sephardic jews fry pastry for soufganiot, or jelly doughnuts. While I have seen some recipes for sweet potato latkes to be served up with cranberry sauce, … Continue reading

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Accepted For Consideration, My Grant Idea! DINER EN TU My Idea Is: Get Permission from a local multiplex theater, and hold a Tu B’shvat Seder Flashmob I’ll Use My Grant To: We’ll need permits, food, a photographer, and a social … Continue reading

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Getting into the Grant Game

As President of Etz Chayim, I am  very proud of the innovative, fresh, inspiring programming we do for the community.  I also support the community by giving to the Jewish Federation. As a donor to Etz Chayim, I am happy to … Continue reading

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A Great Day, but I’m SO old fashioned

I submitted an invoice to Scooter Magazine to get paid for my interview that was published there. What I did , which was send an email with a pdf of my invoice, was acceptable,  but I offered to include a … Continue reading

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The UNESCO World Memory Project Accepts ITS Records

OK, this is in the “About Damn Time” category.  ITS is short for International Tracing Service, which was set up by the Red Cross after World War II.  It is the place where people registered themselves after the war so … Continue reading

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The UNESCO World Memory Project Accepts ITS Records

Archives of the International Tracing Service Documentary heritage submitted by the International Commission for the International Tracing Service (ITS) and recommended for inclusion in the Memory of the World Register in 2013. Between 1933 and 1945 the world went through … Continue reading

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A bit of Short Fiction on a Sunday afternoon

I meet with some writers twice a month, and we use writing prompts to get us started. Here is today’s effort. The prompt is in italics. Streams of glowing gas and sparks of painfully bright matter wreathed themselves around Susan’s … Continue reading

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