Looking for requests

Hi dancers. So many dances out there. Please send requests by email Leanne[at]sonic[dot]net and I’ll compile a playlist. I figure you will want a chance to practice things you are dancing with other groups. One dance i jotted down from Udy’s playlist was...

A Message for January 6

Dear Friends, By the time you read this, we trust that the Capitol in Washington, DC, will have been made secure. This has truly been a day of sadness for the United States. We know that there are many among us who have been visibly shaken. How many of us ever...

2021 resolution: dance more!

Hi dancers. Happy New Year. The playlist below is mostly what we have been doing, but I switched in some songs that are particularly about new beginnings or of the “chin up, things will be better” variety.  You can make requests too… Scheduled Zoom...

Chanukah Message: Kislev 24, 5781

Sooner or later, we discover that finding ways to cope with adversity is essential, if we are to experience a measure of happiness in the course of our lives. Adversity takes on an infinite number of forms. Sickness, financial insecurity, cultural attitudes that...

Another Dinner for The Palms

Shalom all, Thanks to everyone who made the holiday dinner and gift distribution at The Palms such a huge success. Special thanks to Judi and Michele for delivering all the goods. There was a lot besides the dinner. There were hats, scarves, socks, toiletries etc....

Israeli zoom dancing in December

Hi dancers. I didn’t even eat a real Thanksgiving dinner, but I need exercise anyway. Have to make room for latkes. Our following meeting, Dec. 16, will be the 7th night of Chanukah, we can light candles on zoom.I guess we should do the one Chanukah dance then,...

CHANGING FACE OF THE JEWISH COMMINITY

Two weeks ago, several members of our congregation and I attended a virtual conference entitled, “Kol Tzedek: A Conference on Racial Justice,” presented by United Synagogue, our umbrella organization. It was an exceptional 6-hour experience.   The focus of...

A THANKSGIVING MESSAGE

Dear Friends,Without doubt, this has been an “interesting” year. I mean this in the sense of the old curse, “May you live in interesting times!” In many ways the thought of celebrating a festival of Thanks” may seem ironic. Our hearts are...