The Aliyah Files #24: Helpful solutions for lack of storage space that don’t involve drilling holes in the wall

Having ample storage space is an extremely common dilemma regardless if have lots of stuff or lean toward minimalistic tendencies.  Unlike pop-up reminders on our phones that say “storage space almost full…manage your storage in settings” we don’t need a reminder that our space if full. What we need are solutions. After 9 years inContinue reading “The Aliyah Files #24: Helpful solutions for lack of storage space that don’t involve drilling holes in the wall”

Have Faith. G-d Listens

Here is a wonderful and true post-Yom Kippur story. I’m a minimalist which means I don’t have clutter or excess in my home. This is mainly because I have 8 people in a small three-bedroom apartment and have no extra space for non-necessary items. I’m also against excess consumerism and only purchase what we need.Continue reading “Have Faith. G-d Listens”

Rosh Hashana: “What’s to Eat?”

As my kids say “What’s to eat?” Rosh Hashana is no different as the topic of most holidays is FOOD.  Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, begins Sunday night.  Is a two day holiday which comes with only a 24 hour break from Shabbos.  This equates to SIX MAIN MEALS.  If you think prepping forContinue reading “Rosh Hashana: “What’s to Eat?””

Being Green in 2017

I just returned to work after three weeks of Passover vacation.  The break was a nice change of pace from the hustle and bustle from regular school year routine.  I spent time with my kids in the park enjoying the lovely spring weather with the view the Chevron Hills of the Holy Land in theContinue reading “Being Green in 2017”