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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
H3J6_Green_Peace.jpg The Old Boys Network by LouiseSilk
Watch this film, Koch Brothers Exposed , and read this article Not Just The Koch Brothers , to understand how coal, oil and gas billionaires, Charles and David Koch use an extensive network of thin...
DRQ1_Dylan_Farrow.jpg Truth by LouiseSilk
The daughter of Mia Farrow, Dylan, spoke out about the abuse she suffered as a young child at the hands of Woody Allen. The post is horrifying. To my mind, when a person speaks out, we need to list...
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...