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Musings from the wilderness… Part 12

The changing of the seasons! When I look at my weather app and see 10 degrees, it’s not so bad. Like, it’s definitely cold and I shouldn’t leave the tent without a jumper but I

Family Business

Join our private Facebook group Couch Latkes for more tv/movie suggestions! How often do you check the ‘international’ section on Netflix? Definitely not enough if you’ve missed the French Series Family Business that came out earlier

Musings from the wilderness… Part 11

Why? It’s been a while since I have sat through a science class, 11 years give or take. I dropped it like the plague along with maths when I had the chance and never looked

Why aren’t you watching Traitors right now?

Join our Facebook group Couch Latkes for more tv/movie suggestions! SLIGHT SPOILERS You’re betraying yourself if you don’t watch Traitors! Too much? Bear with me, because Traitors is the most gripping television I’ve watched in

8 ways to remember Kristallnacht on the 81st anniversary

 1.   Watch The Book Thief Arguably the most powerful scene depicting the pogroms of 9 November 1938 features in the film adaptation of The Book Thief. Images of Brownshirts smashing Jewish shopfronts and dragging Jews

Musings from the wilderness… Part 10

Counting Sheep Counting sheep to fall asleep, a strategy not too steep, won’t make you weep and oh so very very cheap. I didn’t intend to write such a beautifully poetic first line but after

Experiencing Shabbat

Shabbat is one of the most recognised Jewish holidays in the world. Whether you celebrate it weekly with your family, or you haven’t kept it since your youth movement days, everyone has a Shabbat story

7 Yummy Shabbat Dinners to Binge (Eat) Watch

Join our private Facebook group Couch Latkes for more tv/movie suggestions! 1. The Simpsons Season 3; Episode 6 Revel in the Simpsons' heyday with this, the most Jew-centric of episodes. Highlights: self-loathing, Jackie Mason, and

Musings from the wilderness… Part 9

Early rising Every morning when I wake up to start the day, I raise my hands to the sky, shaking them with disgust when I ask, “Why is it still dark outside?” Until I remember