Taking On A New Mitzvah

Batya Medad ,

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Batya Medad
New York-born Batya Medad made aliyah with her husband just weeks after their 1970 wedding and has been living in Shiloh since 1981. Political pundit, with a unique perspective, Batya has worked in a variety of professions: teaching, fitness, sales, cooking, public relations, photography and more. She has a B.S. in Journalism, is a licensed English Teacher specializing as a remedial teacher and for a number of years has been studying Tanach (Bible) in Matan. Batya blogs on Shiloh Musings and A Jewish Grandmother. ...
In terms of jblogging news, the latest Kosher Cooking Carinval is here.  There are most posts on Shiloh Musings.  Pay visits and enjoy.  It's free, why not?

It's rather risky, making plans for an 89 year old, but my family is planning a mitzvah very new to us.  We're working hard to bring my father to Israel.  Our empty nest won't be filling with our progeny, but with the family patriarch.

My children and grandchildren, too, are helping as much as possible, no, more than you can ever imagine.

We're filling in forms, finding documents etc to fulfill the requirements of Nefesh B'Nefesh and JAFI.
That's what's behind my blogging slience recently.

Last night when I couldn't sleep I posted the latest Kosher Cooking Carnival.  I'll be jetlagged before I even board the plane.

G-d willing my mother will join him here in a few short months and they should both live out their lives, until a 120, surrounded by children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.