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  Bubbe Wisdom - Unraveling the threads of life. A blog by Louise Silk.
Federation Quilt We call it Tzedakah by LouiseSilk
This year American billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill Gates established a campaign called The Giving Pledge to encourage the wealthiest people in America to make a commitment to give most of thei...
Olam Ha Ba: The World To Come; 1994 Why Don’t Jews Quilt? by LouiseSilk
In the beginning of my career I was very aware of the fact that Jews didn’t quilt and quilters were not Jewish and so I very carefully kept those two important aspects of my life separated. It wasn...
Izzy's Signature Healing Quilt Izzy The Brave by LouiseSilk
My oldest child just completed a year of intense chemotherapy as treatment for a very rare form of cancer, Ewing’s Sarcoma . She handled herself so well during the process that I dubbed her “Izzy t...
Tee Shirt Quilt Commission A Master of Remnants by LouiseSilk
There are all kinds of masters. There are bridge and chess Masters, the MC- Master of Ceremonies, The Grand Master of the Masons, and the Grand Master Jedi in Star Wars to name a few. My Masters De...
Madonna and the red string The Red String by LouiseSilk
We can thank Madonna, Demi Moore, Paris Hilton, and Roseanne Barr for putting the Jewish mystical practice of Kabbalah on today’s contemporary map. They are all active supporters of the Kaballah Ce...
Spanish Smoothies You Are What You Eat by LouiseSilk
Honoring the miracle of the oil for eight days will foil any and all attempts to eat consciously as part of a healthy lifestyle, which is probably why Weight Watchers introduced a new diet plan thi...
Maccabeats Chanukah's Hip New Look with A Cappella by LouiseSilk
Check out the exciting new videos: Maccabeats and NCSY, SIX13 and NYC .   
Applique Menorah Chanukah Songs for All Ages by LouiseSilk
For the old timers, celebrate Chanukah with Peter, Paul and Mary . For the kinder, enjoy the Israeli artist Sarit Hadad singing and Adam Sandler . For the grand-kinder, Groover talks about our fami...
NRM on Forbes Avenue Lady Who???? by LouiseSilk
Because I grew up in the music business (My father and his two brothers owned National Record Mart ) , you’d think I know lots about music. I don’t. My biggest music moment was shaking Paul McCartn...
Souls Tryptych The Magic Threes by LouiseSilk
My youngest daughter had a series of traumatic events occur this past week that caused her to ponder, “Why do things always happen in threes?”             We learned about the importance of 3's as ...