Table Settings

Woman's Day

This time of year has my women's magazines' pages filled with decorating tips for the holidays. In the latest issue, there was a four-page spread about setting the holiday table. It included different types of place card holders and centerpieces. Really? Do people actually do this? Admittedly we always decorated for Christmas as I was… Continue reading Table Settings

Favorite Holiday

This week marks my favorite Jewish holiday: Simchat Torah. For those who are not familiar with it, every year the Jewish community¬†works its way through the five books of Moses according to a set schedule. To celebrate, a Torah scroll is completely unrolled around the inside of the sanctuary with the ends close together. As… Continue reading Favorite Holiday