Month: December 2018

  • Bark Minder Project Novel Draft 18 Complete!

    Some of you know that for the past year I’ve been working on a novel under the nom de plume of “The Bark Minder Project.” I created this alter-ego as a way of developing new material that might be edgy or “inappropriate” for children. (Don’t worry, I’m still doing work for families and young people!)…

  • Life in Chelm (live at Limmud)

    “The Challah that Ate Chelm” is one of my oldest and most favorite stories… Friday is #challahday — and I’ve been baking for years. But when I started, it was a disaster. “The Challah that Ate Chelm” is a story that grew from an early baking disaster. Last Sunday, I had the honor of being…

  • The Last Hanukkah Candle

    Will this be Rabbi Kibbitz’s last Chanukah? It seems unimaginable, but I’ve been writing Hanukkah stories for more than 20 years. This year’s tale is somewhat wistful.