Four More Wins…

It would be hard to explain to people just how emotional I have been over the Cinderella story that has been the Montreal Canadiens’ playoff run. It would be harder still for most to understand, knowing that I am not an avid sports fan, and that during the regular season I watched a grand total … Continue reading Four More Wins…

Happy Father’s Day

A year ago, the world was in lockdown. The idea of traveling to Canada to visit my father and my children on Father’s Day was simply absurd. People who lived a few blocks away from their parents could not see them, so those of us who live across borders, across continents knew that there was … Continue reading Happy Father’s Day

Rosh Hashanah 5779

Dear friends, family, and readers, Sunday evening we will be celebrating the Jewish New Year - the year 5779. Rose Hashana is a time of reflection. We are meant to ask forgiveness of those we have wronged, and forgive those who have sought our forgiveness. When these traditions were introduced, probably until the mid-nineteenth century, … Continue reading Rosh Hashanah 5779

527,040 Minutes: The Year that was 2012

Over the last few days I have wondered why this year felt so much longer than normal and then I realized… it actually was longer!  2012 was a leap year, and that extra day seems to have made a real difference. It is hard for us as a species to appreciate just how substantial a … Continue reading 527,040 Minutes: The Year that was 2012

Aaron’s Mission Trip

In December I reached out to some of my friends, family, and colleagues about a fundraising effort for my son, Aaron. Aaron is a student at Meadow Green Academy in Mississauga, Ontario. Every year the school sends students from their Grade 8 class on a Mission Trip to the Dominican Republic to do charity work. … Continue reading Aaron’s Mission Trip