When last I talked to him, Uncle Moishe was feeling pretty chipper. He said he had a good check-up at the doctor and that the previous week he had won the raffle prize of a lunch for two at Goldstein’s Kosher Dairy restaurant at the Jewish Center’s men’s club fundraiser for the Jewish Relief Fund. […]
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Uncle Moishe and my Aunt went to their son’s place out on Long Island for Rosh HaShannah, which kind of shocked me because they always go to their Shul in the Bronx for the High Holidays. He did say though, that they were back on their home turf for Yom Kippur. I kidded him that […]
I talked to Uncle Moishe this week. He is a little down in the dumps this summer fretting over the Yankees place in the standings and even more so with the imminent retirement of Derek Jeter at the end of the season. He thought Jeter was a throwback type of player and if nothing else, […]
Uncle Moishe and I were reminiscing on the phone last week about the good old days. We were talking about Unc’s brother Saul’s son Benny, who had trouble keeping a girl friend when he was in his early twenties. Unc reminded me of the time Benny was in Shul on Shabbous and Rabbi Levy noticed […]
Have you ever noticed how when you visit with your parents or grandparents that your Mom or Grandma waits on her husband hand and foot? It seemed like many men of that generation didn’t even know where the kitchen was much less know how to cook anything. Well, during a recent phone conversation with my […]
Uncle Moshe didn’t waste any time calling me the other evening. He was so curious to hear how our Yom HaShoah event went. I told him how remarkable Holocaust survivor, Magda Brown is and Unc commented how important it is for all of us to bear witness to survivors’ testimony whenever we have the opportunity. […]
I talked to Uncle Moishe the other day. He gave me quite a bit of grief for missing Isaac’s Bar Mitzvah. I told him, “Believe me Unc, I’m really sorry I missed it as well as I heard Isaac did an awesome job”. Unc told me that he and my Aunt recently attended a lovely […]
So, to escape the Polar Vortex, Uncle Moishe and my Aunt were visiting their good friends, the Kaplans, who for many years lived two floors below them in the Bronx but had recently taken to spending the winters in Florida. While they were visiting them, Unc attended their shul with them on Shabbous. On the […]