women

Eight Years…

Every year at about this time, in mid July, I am stopped in my tracks for a few days. It is now eight years since life changed so remarkably for me.  On July 18, 2010, I went for what I thought would be a routine mammogram. No reason to worry; no symptoms, no family...

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Profiles in Courage – May 2016

M. and her husband, a gentle couple in their mid-sixties, recently made aliyah from South America. Despite their limited Hebrew, they found jobs and were doing well. Within the last year, M.'s husband was laid off from his job and M. discovered a lump and was...

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3 Years! A Personal Message

Though the Lemonade Fund, www.lemonadefund.org, would never turn away donations, today I am personally asking for something other than money. Three years ago this week, in July 2010, specifically on the Jewish day of Tisha B'Av,  I received the news that I had breast...

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Hot Lemonade for October

HOT APPLE CIDER LEMONADE 1 gal. apple cider 6 oz. lemonade 6 oz. orange juice 1/2 c. brown sugar 1 tbsp. whole cloves 1 tbsp. whole allspiceCombine cider, lemonade, orange juice and brown sugar in pan. Heat over medium heat. Place spices in cheese cloth and add to...

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