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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
JPD0_tattered_flag.jpg Is It Finally Time For The Solution? by LouiseSilk
I started the month reviewing this very great book: My Promised Land by Ari Shavit . It offers so much to ponder about Israel’s future.   I end the month with these two great opinions: one by Lawre...
3PLI_350_org.jpg The Answer is in Fossil Fuels by LouiseSilk
This weather is frightening! It doesn’t seem like global warming is the right term for frigid temperatures, but as I explained in an earlier blog , our current situation has resulted because everyt...
BL23_Judge_Ginsberg.jpg Roe VS Wade The 40th Anniversary by LouiseSilk
It feels like yesterday but it’s actually been 40 years since the landmark decision that declared a woman’s right to an abortion fell within the right to privacy protected by the Fourteenth Amendme...
DV2I_business_people.jpg Smart? by LouiseSilk

HWSR_Driedfruit.jpg The Full Moon of Shevat by LouiseSilk
When you see the full moon in the dead of winter, its time to celebrate the coming of spring, the growth of trees, and the ripening of fruit . Tu Bishvat was first described in the Mishna . In the ...
Port of Entry Celebrate Tu B’Shvat by LouiseSilk
Tonight is the New Year for trees. It has been celebrated since the Middle Ages. In the 1500s, Rabbi Yitzchak Luria of Safed instituted a Tu B’Shvat Seder to deepen the spiritual connection to our ...
9AIT_jizo_red_hats.jpg Make Room For More Happiness by LouiseSilk
When it comes to finding happiness , there is help with Rick Hanson ’s new book, Hardwiring Happiness .   Our brains hold negativity making us more efficient at learning from negative experience an...
JAMF_Pussy_Riot.jpg Occupy Red Square- Please by LouiseSilk
Russia is up to its old tricks, again.   We remember well when we had to save thousands of Jews from this semi-presidential republic that does no allow for any individual practices or beliefs.   No...
9RTR_polar_vortex1.jpg Bundle Up, It’s Cold Outside by LouiseSilk
Here is the situation:   During the winter, a polar vortex of low pressure of very cold temperatures spins above the North Pole. Moving at about 100 mph keeps the cold air locked in the Arctic. Whe...
951Q_jewish_ww2_armband.jpg A Jewish Odyssey by LouiseSilk
The Jewish State does not resemble any other nation. What this nation has to offer is not security or well-being or peace of mind. What this nation has to offer is the intensity of living on the ed...