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Jodi's Blog – May 2014 Archive (2)

Paying it forward

Over Shabbat, we had the son of long-time family friends stay. We had not seen him for 20 years and he had no idea how much parents had impacted my life and the life of my family.

 

During the first Gulf War, I was in Israel for my year after high-school and when the war broke and the threat of scud missiles raining down on Israel became a real concern, my parents insisted I leave Israel and despite my…

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Added by Jodi on May 20, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Where is the compassion and respect?

I had a busy and interesting weekend. On Saturday I participated in a charity walk around Manhattan. It is a 32 mile (50km) walk on the shorefront. I walked for 12hrs and most of the walk is pretty and gives you an interesting perspective of Manhattan.

While I was tired I managed most of the walk without stress but the last 6 miles are very hard as the exhaustion hits, every muscle hurts and my feet were burning. As it was Shabbat I was not carrying a bag and relying on public…

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Added by Jodi on May 7, 2014 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

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