Category Archives: Jozi

What My Fruit Diet Taught Me

Also featured on chabad.org I have always loved fruit. I remember being filled with delight and excitement when the fruit truck would arrive outside our house in South Africa, filled with boxes of the most luscious African fruits of the … Continue reading

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Home

I am grateful to have the luxury of trying to find and create a home that we love, beyond just four walls and a roof. Though I want to share what we’ve learned along the way, it is with the … Continue reading

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More loads, more love

The more you give the more you love. That’s why in general parents simply love their children more than the other way round. This morning as I doted on my 3 month old baby – combing out her cradle cap, … Continue reading

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Chewy, almost nothingness

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about my childhood food. And so I sit and write with a bowl of salty homemade popcorn, just the way I used to make it growing up. It’s the simple foods I long for … Continue reading

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The Long Walk

Mandela’s “Long Walk to Freedom”… Continue reading

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Where are our Roots?

My aspirations rest in the air over there. Though I dreamed of beyond, it is there where the longing was at its most heady. I would drive and drive and the weather and scents of my childhood – sweet mowed … Continue reading

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Reflections..

Before leaving Joburg to come live in Jerusalem, whilst sorting through my endless cut-outs, papers, printouts, letters and journals, I stumbled across group emails I sent from London about six years ago. I was taken aback by how unabashed, raw and … Continue reading

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