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Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-21-2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 764
Posted By LookMommy!
We've got kosher McDs here (not all of them)...

We've got kosher McDs here (not all of them) plus some serve Israeli salad (cucumber/tomato/herbs with olive oil and lemon). I haven't ever been in one, but they are not cheap!

here are the menus...
Forum: Spirituality   09-15-2009, 04:13 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,432
Posted By LookMommy!
Quote: Originally Posted by chimomma...

Quote:
Originally Posted by chimomma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14383679)
The other thing about Judaism that I have a...
Forum: Spirituality   09-01-2009, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By LookMommy!
There is an herbal med. sold in Israel called...

There is an herbal med. sold in Israel called "Tzom Kal" or something like that that supposedly makes fasting easier.

That being said, I never fast. I have low blood sugar and low blood pressure,...
Forum: Religious Studies   08-30-2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 899
Posted By LookMommy!
Also, where do you live? I don't know how it is...

Also, where do you live? I don't know how it is at every shul (synagogue), but at ours, each week a long-time member makes an announcement that any visitors who would like to join a family for a...
Forum: Religious Studies   08-30-2009, 03:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 899
Posted By LookMommy!
Start off easy. You can always add more, and you...

Start off easy. You can always add more, and you will get a new chance every 7 days.

Friday morning or aft - bake or buy challah. If you have a bread machine, it is very easy to just make dough,...
Forum: Religious Studies   08-05-2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,087
Posted By LookMommy!
That's one of the best parts of Judaism - the...

That's one of the best parts of Judaism - the stuff! I love browsing the Judaica stores... Although Jewish children's books defintely tie with stuff.

Not necessarily in a materialistic way - our...
Forum: Unschooling   06-08-2009, 06:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,449
Posted By LookMommy!
It seems like a lot of posters are suggesting a...

It seems like a lot of posters are suggesting a break from the kids, but when my kids were that age (and now, 10 years later) what would have been most helpful was a break from the house. The house...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   03-27-2009, 01:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,057
Posted By LookMommy!
Come to the Jewish Mama's forum and you'll feel...

Come to the Jewish Mama's forum and you'll feel better. We are turning the house inside out for Passover. Scrubbing every nook and cranny. Then cooking a few hundred meals for a week-long feast,...
Forum: Religious Studies   03-25-2009, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By LookMommy!
I believe it is not a hay yud, it is a hay...

I believe it is not a hay yud, it is a hay apostrophe. That stands for HaShem, "The name" - it is a euphemism for G-d's holy name.

Way to go on the nikud (punctuation/ vowels)!! I wish my dd's...
Forum: Spirituality   03-24-2009, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By LookMommy!
I'm sure if you go up to anyone and say nicely,...

I'm sure if you go up to anyone and say nicely, "I'm new here. Can you help me find my way around?" they will be more than happy to help out. Just stand when everyone stands (they will probably bend...
Forum: Unschooling   03-22-2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,223
Posted By LookMommy!
Wanted to add - if he's so in favor of school,...

Wanted to add - if he's so in favor of school, let him be "in charge of it" and see how fast that wears off.

He should be 100% in charge of finding the school, registering, school supplies,...
Forum: Unschooling   03-22-2009, 09:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,223
Posted By LookMommy!
I never intended to homeschool my 3 dc, but ds...

I never intended to homeschool my 3 dc, but ds had such a hard time in 1st grade that there just weren't any real options. The big sister and little sister enjoyed the ride with us.

DH was...
Forum: Spirituality   03-08-2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 889
Posted By LookMommy!
Our (Masorti) shul is doing a "magical musical...

Our (Masorti) shul is doing a "magical musical megillah" this year, Peter and the Wolf style. Each character is represented by an instrument, played by the children (sax, keyboard, cello, bass...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives   02-18-2009, 09:56 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,842
Posted By LookMommy!
puppet show? Kids learn more by seeing then by...

puppet show? Kids learn more by seeing then by hearing.

Maybe torahtots.com will have an explanation. I'm sure you can google around for something you like.

And no one should have a problem...
Forum: Spirituality   02-17-2009, 07:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 428
Posted By LookMommy!
I can't imagine anyone being offended by...

I can't imagine anyone being offended by hamentaschen! Of course, if you give each kid a gragger (noisemaker) too, that might be a bit annoying...

Maybe you can get together with some Jewish...
Forum: Spirituality   02-17-2009, 07:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,214
Posted By LookMommy!
Easy beginnings: 1. Friday night, light a...

Easy beginnings: 1.
Friday night, light a candle when you think it is sunset. (When you are ready, check official listings, but for now, just look outside). Say the prayer (in any siddur/ prayer...
Forum: Middle East   02-11-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,780
  Israel
Views: 86,625
Posted By LookMommy!
Meimad Yarok (Melchior)....

Meimad Yarok (Melchior). http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Forum: Middle East   02-09-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,780
  Israel
Views: 86,625
Posted By LookMommy!
Well, let us know if if works out, and we'll all...

Well, let us know if if works out, and we'll all visit you after the birth and bring treats.http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif Lisa in Jerusalem
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-25-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,078
Posted By LookMommy!
I don't think anyone mentioned this, but it...

I don't think anyone mentioned this, but it would be much slower to calculate 12% of 50 than it would be to simply calculate 50% of 12 (1/2 of 12) = 6.

Percentages are all reversible, because...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   01-21-2009, 04:04 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,528
Posted By LookMommy!
Totally butting in, since I live several...

Totally butting in, since I live several thousand miles away in Israel, but I actually went to the Montessouri in Delran (30+ years ago) and I felt nostalgic when I read your thread. I loved my...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   01-15-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 2,171
Posted By LookMommy!
artificially constructed entity? For 2000...

artificially constructed entity?

For 2000 years (since the Romans exiled the large majority of the Jewish population) Jews have been facing Eretz Yisrael, the land of Israel, in our prayers 3...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   01-14-2009, 11:53 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 2,171
Posted By LookMommy!
Why is there Israel? I guess we Jews, after 2000...

Why is there Israel? I guess we Jews, after 2000 years of exile, persecution, expulsion, torture, forced conversion, pogroms, extermination, exclusion, bigotry, and prejudice decided to do something...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   01-13-2009, 04:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 194
Posted By LookMommy!
Because it is a war, not a broadway show, and...

Because it is a war, not a broadway show, and they are in the way. Also, their presence escalates the drama = not a good thing.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pallywood
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   01-13-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 2,171
Posted By LookMommy!
There has never been a time (since Abraham) that...

There has never been a time (since Abraham) that Jews did not live in the land of Israel. Before there was a state of Israel, Jews lived here, as did Arabs (they did not identify as Palestinians...
Forum: April 2009   01-13-2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By LookMommy!
My son's name is Aviv (aVEEV, like Tel Aviv)....

My son's name is Aviv (aVEEV, like Tel Aviv). Two days after I gave birth, my best friend gave birth and named her son Yaniv (yaNEEV). The boys are best friends now, and get a kick out of their...
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