On Bar Mitzvah Planning

People like to kvetch about the extravagance of weddings, bar mitzvahs, and other life-cycle events in the Jewish community. When it becomes real, though, doing your own thing is harder than it looks. We just celebrated our son's bar mitzvah, our third so far, and I have been thinking about why … [Read more...]

Pesach Menus

Dov Bear complained that the "women in his life" spend too much time worrying about the Pesach menu. So he made his own suggestions: First night: Steak, potatoes First day: Fish, Israeli Salad Second night: Steak, Israeli salad Second day: Fish, potatoes I thought it would be bad when I … [Read more...]