Alice Steinberg – March 10, 1996

Peter’s Tribute to a Mother Extraordinaire. Alice Steinberg, the daughter of Anna and Louis Steinberg, whose families’ names were identical although the families were not related prior to their marriage, was born in Hannover, Germany, on November 19, 1896, according to Mother’s diary which began on April 24, 1903, in grandmother Anna’s handwriting and continued until the year 1905, when Mother entered first grade and continued entries in her own handwriting. (more…)


IM Issue 5 – August 2007

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You, Unlimited

On Rosh Hashanah, we read the famous story of Abraham and Isaac. Abraham is commanded by G-d to sacrifice his beloved son on a mountain. Before Abraham can actually do anything, G-d stops him from hurting his son. And they go home, together, and everything is fine. (more…)


The Appeasers

On August 21st, 1995, my daughter Rachel and I were out on an errand. When we got back to the house, we were shocked to hear horrible and tragic news. Rachel’s teacher at Ezra Academy, Joan Davenny, had been the victim of a terrorist attack in Jerusalem. (more…)