Category Archives: Mrs. Miriam Liebermann

letter from miriam liebermann, Oct 31, 2014

Dearest Friends,   I hope that the recent holiday season, the chagim, were meaningful for you, as well as enjoyable. I had the pleasure and privilege of spending several weeks in Jerusalem, and found it meaningful indeed.  Although it had been such a difficult, tumultuous summer in Israel, spirits were high and the holiday spirit […]

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Scent of Heaven

Sitting in the Low Chair Beth Firestone For a baalas teshuva there is a first for everything. The first time you say no to a cheeseburger, the first time you don’t answer your phone on Shabbos, and the first time you pound your chest on Yom Kippur. Each of these first times is accompanied by […]

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Rosh Hashanah 5775

Dear Friends, Rosh Hashanah is almost upon us; a new year, a new beginning. The Hebrew term for ‘year’ – ‘shanah’ is similar to the word for change ‘shinui’. And interesting to note, the Hebrew term for ‘month’- ‘chodesh’, is related to the word ‘new’- ‘chadash’. We now have the opportunity to change ourselves, renew […]

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A thought from Miriam Leibermann

Dear Friends, This evening is the yartzeit of a dear friend of mine. She passed away 7 yrs ago, died in a car accident. It was shocking and terribly sad for her family and close friends. I had known Susie since we were youngsters together in camp. We had been a jc counselors together when […]

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Metzapim LYeshua, letter from Miriam Liebermann

Bais  Av, 5774 /July, 2014                                           B’H Dearest Friends, We are living through a very difficult, very painful historical period. We are witness to chasdei Hashem, with the Iron Dome intercepting and destroying numerous missiles.  We […]

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The Funeral by Sara Rigler

Bs”d The Funeral by Sara Yoheved Rigler Envy me. Because I was at the funeral. When I heard the news that our three boys Naftali, Eyal, and Gilad were dead, my heart broke. The funeral glued it back together.   The hespid for each boy was held in his hometown, followed by the burial of […]

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A Cry….by Yaffa Ganz

This continues to be  a difficult summer.  A complicated one. With all the difficulties, life goes on. There are weddings and births, thank G-d.  There is a great deal of joy to be derived from our relationships with family and friends, and  immense pleasure to be had from the natural beauty of this universe. Yet, […]

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A personal note from Miriam Liebermann

Dear Friends,   This is a difficult time for all, with the situation in Israel so precarious. We follow the news carefully, recite our Tehillim with great fervor, hoping and praying for the best.   These last weeks have been an emotional whirlwind for all of us. I keep reading.  So desperate am I for […]

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A letter from Miriam Liebermann, July 8, 2014

Dear Friends, It’s merely days since we heard the tragic news, the death of these 3 young, precious boys. Over the last several weeks, seeing their picture in the paper over and over again, we all felt connected. They were our sons, our brothers, our nephews and our neighbors, all rolled into one. They were […]

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A Glimpse Inside by Raezelle Lazar

A Glimpse inside (of the Tsfat Conference evening performance) By: Raezelle Bookey I push open the heavy glass door of Beit Hatavshil and enter into the brightly lit room. I am 20 minutes late for the play that is being performed. Elisheva plays the writer, sitting at her desk behind her computer, surrounded by packages […]

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