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My Special Education

My Special Education

I was a dedicated special ed teacher, but I was relieved they weren't my children. But God has a good sense of humor…

Understanding Anti-Semitism Today Understanding Anti-Semitism Today

Understanding Anti-Semitism Today

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

75 Torah Scrolls Dedicated to Fallen Soldiers

The joy of Simchat Torah: every letter counts.

Coming to Grips with My Anxiety DisorderEditor's Pick

Coming to Grips with My Anxiety Disorder

Suffering from panic attacks and depression, I felt like I was turning into a monster. What was happening to me?

A Lebanese Soldier Joins the Jewish People


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

Small Town, Big Moment: A Yom Kippur Story

I was named after my great grandfather. Now I know why.

Yom Kippur: The Secret to Forgiveness

The key to letting go of the hurt and truly forgive.

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A Comedian's Return to Judaism


I used to see Judaism as a restriction, but now I view it as a way to take better care of my soul.

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.

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One Hour at Wal-Mart


What I learned in 60 minutes at Life's SuperStore.

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."

Manhandling My Kids

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

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Rude or Misunderstood?


The stranger who yelled at my husband and the perils of misjudging others.

How to Build a Happy Second Marriage

What a remarried couple needs to know to start their blended family on the right foot.

Sukkot: Elevating the Physical

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

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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.

Jtube: The Jim Gaffigan Show: Trial by Social Media

Why to people judge others so harshly on social media?

You’re Invited!

A retired event planner dishes on invitation etiquette.

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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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The Faith of God


Far more than we have faith in God, God has faith in us.

The Philosophy of the Snake

Consequences? What consequences?

What Did Cain Say?

Rather than look inside to find the fault and its solution, it is far easier to shift the blame to someone else.

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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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