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Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize

Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize

Kudos to the Swedish Academy for their bold and wise decision to honor a man who "created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition."

The Most Important Interpersonal Skill
Q&A for Teens

The Most Important Interpersonal Skill

How to work on being a better person this New Year.

Manhandling My Kids
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Manhandling My Kids

My husband has been violent with our children. How do I stop his abhorrent behavior?

Sukkot and the Purpose of Life

Sukkot and the Purpose of Life

Finding holiness in day-to-day life.

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Climbing Mt Kilimanjaro Without Hands and Feet

Kyle Maynard’s courage to live with no excuses demonstrates the sukkah mindset.

Happiness: The Three S’s of Sukkot


Three tools for attaining more happiness.

Sandcastles: A Sukkot Parable

A story about a boy on the beach, a man in his office, and facing the inevitable.

Sukkot: The Dual Festival

An in-depth exploration of Sukkot and its focus on Jewish particularity and universality.

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Understanding Anti-Semitism Today

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In any given period of history, anti-Semitism is justified by culture’s highest source of authority. Today that is human rights.

75 Torah Scrolls Dedicated to Fallen Soldiers

The joy of Simchat Torah: every letter counts.

A Lebanese Soldier Joins the Jewish People

From an early age, I asked God, “Why was I created a Muslim?”

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Kabbalistic Secrets of Sukkot

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Exploring the inner depth of the Talmudic tale about a King and his cup of wine.

My Journey to Judaism

Sometimes you have to hit rock bottom in order to move up.

Stephen Sondheim and the Great Yom Kippur Morality Play

The perils of the unexamined life.

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Creation: A Convergence of Torah and Science


Once unthinkable, the accounts of creation by Torah and science are converging.

Men are from Weekday, Women are from Shabbat

Judaism, Shabbat and the feminine mystique.

Living to 120

Quality is more important than its quantity.

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Sukkot: Elevating the Physical


How to inject meaning and purpose in your holiday while shopping and cooking.

A Tangy, Delicious Sukkot

Here are some of my family’s favorites for the holiday of Sukkot.

Menus for Before and After Yom Kippur

Tips and recipes for eating well before and after the fast.

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7 Things to Let Go in Dating


Common obstacles on the road to finding your soul mate.

When Do I Tell Him?

How to share sensitive information to your date.

How to Make Online Dating Effective

Help! I don’t know how to take things to the next level.

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The Orthodox Jewish Dating Web Series


“Soon by You”, a web series about the New York dating scene, is turning heads.

Looking for Lulavs

Ever wonder what it's like to buy a lulav and etrog in Jerusalem? Wonder no more!

Jtube: The Jim Gaffigan Show: Trial by Social Media

Why to people judge others so harshly on social media?

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Change Your Legacy

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What do you want to be remembered for?

Yom Kippur: The Three Levels of Forgiveness

How to truly forgive someone who has hurt you.

Rosh Hashanah: Can’t Stop the Feeling

Justin Timberlake, celebrating the new year and the joy of being Jewish.

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Stack the Odds: Yom Kippur


How do we increase our chances for a good judgment on Yom Kippur?

Yom Kippur: Confession and Redemption

Understanding the function of verbal confession in the teshuva process.

Vayelech 5777

A primer for Yom Kippur.

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Transcendence and Oneness


Kurt Vonnegut and encounters with the Infinite source of existence.

Conversion and Love

My boyfriend is an observant Jew, I want to convert, and my mother is freaking out.

6 Constant - #3 - God Is One

Life is full of distractions from the underlying reality of God's existence.

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