The Loop

Monday, May 25, 2009


Hanachat Tefillin

As if you didn't know....

We would like to invite all of you to the same place as the Bar Mitzvah will be, at the same time, on Thursday, Erev Shavuot. Please don't put yourselves out, although we would love it if you were there! Afterwards, due to our budget constraints, it's BYOB (buy your own bagel).

Mazal Tov to all of us!! It's an exciting time!

Aviva and Arye

Friday, May 22, 2009

4 dayssssssssssssss!!

Thursday, May 21, 2009


We opened the pool yesterday and have been chasing ducks out all the time. This morning I went out and there was a duck which I tried to chase away, but it wouldnt go. I yelled - I threw a ball at it - Then I chased it and finally it left. On the first step of the pool was a duck egg. I took it out to show the grand kids. Did I do the mitzvah of "shiluah hakan" (sp) ?

the dad

ps Ya'sa ko'ach to BATCH . It was obvious to me that any one who would interview you would have to hire you. Your electric personality probably bowled them over !!

Can I Get A "Whoo-Hoo!"

Congrats Shev on landing a
Sherut Le'umi position for next year!!!

~ We're so proud of you! ~

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

as clean as a toilet?

ahron was supposed to be watching a video while devorah was getting ready for school this morning, but unbeknownst to her the little monster had other plans... he found blue toilet bowl cleaner in the bathroom and decided to help clean things. from the forensic evidence we have found thus far, it seems that he started in the shower and painted a nice blue floor then he moved on to her bed and made a nice sweet toilet clean smell on her comforter, mattress and wall. he then moved on into our closet where he proceeded to fill up my shoes he then tramped out to the hallway spilling all along the way, and into shira and chanalana room, to fill up their shoes and pour some cleaner on shira's bedspread as well. when devorah did catch up with him and told him her feelings, all he could say was 'i stayed out of yaeli's room'.
this ordeal followed a similar ordeal that happened last week when he found calmoseptine in his room and painted his bed and his clifford and his clothing and the other bed in his room.
we have decided to lock him up during the day so he doesnt continue this errant behavior. (or maybe we'll just put things away out of his reach)
after this post posted i heard devorah asking ahron where the orange crayon turns out, the orange crayon was all over the walls of the kitchen as well as all over the kitchen table

10 dayz!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

putting on teffiliin

All Hail King Jonah

A few weeks ago, Jonah came home from Gan and asked me if he was a כהן.

He was pretty disappointed when I told him we weren't. He asked why he isn't a כהן, I told him that since I'm not a כהן, because Zaidy isn't a כהן and his dad wasn't etc. I drew him graphs and family trees. I told him that if Kayla marries a כהן then her kids will be כהנים but sadly, he'll never be one.
He was really disappointed, so I told him that we could be from the tribe of יהודה and that is the the tribe where the King of the Jews will come from. This seemed to make him happy.

A few days later, Sammy hit Jonah, and Nat heard him tell Sammy "You can't hit me Sammy, I'm going to be a king"

Sunday, May 17, 2009

from todays comics

I thought this was very funny and devorah didnt. partially because she doesnt like comics with talking animals. well what about ned and ted and the talking dog. and cow poetry from gary larson. i think she may also not thiunk the content is funny but i gave a good chortle. what do you think. too zacksy?

Thursday, May 14, 2009

2 weeks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

pita problems

yes, he is filling up shoes and socks with sand

are israeli Pita different than american pita? how come when we try to open a pita it ALWAY breaks? do israeli pitas also break every time you try to open them ? also is pita plural and singular like deer and fish or should it be pita's?

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

16 dayz!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Monday, May 11, 2009

aviva, dont cry

i saw a patient today with esophageal cancer who recently joined hospice. when i walked in she said she wont be needing to order new glasses because she wouldnt live long enough to enjoy them. she was in good spirits, she made several references during the exam regarding her imminent departure. as i was leaving she said" i guess this is goodbye, thank you for coming to the house these last few years i really appreciate it." i told her when she sees the man upstairs to send my best, and she said she would and she'd put in a good word for me. i was wondering if it would be ethical to take a retinal picture at this point in time, as the whole point of picture taking is to compare them to previous or next year pictures. hmmm (i didn't)

Saturday, May 09, 2009


I would like to wish all Zacks and Horwitz's mothers a very


I would also like to acknowledge all the Men without whom there would be no MOMS

love the DAD


im puttting on teffillin in 3 weeks..... buts its nice that every jew in the world is counting 4 me (im putting on erev shavuot) :D and my bar mitzvas less than 2 months 

Thursday, May 07, 2009

Shilo singing

Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Happy BD Shany


מזל טוב ויום הולדת שמח

Enjoy #26

Shlomo & Sarra

Monday, May 04, 2009

baruch dayan emes

devorah's grandfather was niftar sunday night. his levaya will be in israel at the eretz hachayim cemetary which is at the ?somit/shimshon junction towards beit shemesh. between 6:45 -7:30 (i'm thinking pm)unsure of exact time on tuesday.
her mother will be sitting shiva at her aunts house in telshestone. i will give that info out on a need to know basis so the whole blogosphere of zacksloopians wont go and bother her aunt in telshestone. devo went to NY today and she will be home tomorrow afternoon.

Sunday, May 03, 2009

Pop Quiz, Hotshot

Who put the garbage can on his head and declared "Look, I'm Uncle Moishy!"?