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Be Sad. It’s T’ish B’av. Be Sad. Then Be Happy


Today is T’ish B’av – the ninth of Av – a Jewish holiday considered to be the ‘saddest on the calendar’. Today we remember the destruction of both Temples in … Continue reading

July 30, 2009 · Leave a comment

What do you tell your 3 Year old About Death?


1. I met a woman today who seemed very nervous and shy, but driven and accomplished. She works on Sundays. I wondered when we put our work before our family and visa … Continue reading

July 28, 2009 · 2 Comments

Soul Power! A Movie that is a Must!


I went to see SOUL POWER tonight. It is a must see. What an outstanding movie!  Read this review from the New  York  Times. Wow, what a great  movie! ________________________________________________________________________ … Continue reading

July 28, 2009 · 1 Comment

It is as if I am Crying, and I am Small


Something touches us so deeply. For everyone that something is different but the effects are always a deep, stabbing slice of the spirit, a loud pinch that speaks with such volume … Continue reading

July 26, 2009 · Leave a comment

I Had A Dream Last Night which I Remembered!


  I had a dream last night that I remembered, at least some of it.  I was being chased by the police. I was with a friend, and for some reason … Continue reading

July 25, 2009 · 1 Comment

Is there time to be Introspective in Darfur?


I CAN’T HELP IT. THAT’S THE WAY I THINK… 1. I’m sitting home and it’s quiet. Sometimes it becomes quieter than it should be, or perhaps ever was. The other … Continue reading

July 23, 2009 · Leave a comment

AS I PASSED THROUGH THE DAY I NOTICED…


AS I PASSED THROUGH THE DAY, I NOTICED…. 1. … that a man whose daughter is suffering from cancer was deeply pained. How many people go through this pain? What does it … Continue reading

July 23, 2009 · 1 Comment

Avrum Goes to the Homeless…I’m a Bit Scared!


I am gearing up to go out into the streets of Toronto, and live there for three days. This will happen on August 26, 27 and 28th under the banner … Continue reading

July 22, 2009 · Leave a comment

Please Read ‘About’ on my Blog


…and find out more about my ‘3 Days  on the Street’ coming up on August 26, 27, 28th. Then, me, Alvaro and Boris Castellano, will live in parks and shelters, … Continue reading

July 20, 2009 · Leave a comment

I had a Heart Attack on July 18, 2008. Today it’s 1 Year.


Today is it. 1 year ago I had a heart attack. It’s my anniversary.  Mazel tov! I remember that day, that time, very clearly:  the (paramedics’) tape on my apartment floor, the … Continue reading

July 18, 2009 · 5 Comments
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