An Interview and Two Nominations

***Click and leave a comment for a chance to win a Rosh Hashanah gift basket from Oh Nuts!*** Many thanks to Leora of Here in Highland Park, who interviewed me about my new project, CookingManager.Com. Kate graciously nominated me for a chance to go on the Nefesh be-Nefesh flight for new … [Read more...]

Nefesh beNefesh Contest for Grades 4-7

Via Nefesh B'Nefesh:In a contest designed to make spirits soar, students in Grades 4 – 7 are invited to create a logo for one of Nefesh B’Nefesh’s Aliyah planes. One Grand Prize winner will be selected to have his/her design reproduced on a Nefesh B’Nefesh Aliyah plane and will receive roundtrip … [Read more...]

NBN and Irish music

Much has been written about the various panels and speakers; for reports check the Israeli bloggers on my sidebar.Zavi Apfelbaum of the Israeli foreign ministry mentioned Ireland as a country that had recently invested in a "brand." The Orthodox wedding I attended last week featured Irish music and … [Read more...]

Selected Conversations from the NBN Conference

[General impressions on the NBN Convention will have to wait for another post.]Rachel Yechezkel and I had planned to travel together, then agreed to try and meet at the Jerusalem Central Bus Station. Despite my bus running 45 minutes late and "resting" on the side of the highway a few times, Rachel … [Read more...]