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Mrs. Lori Palatnik

Lori Palatnik is a writer and Jewish educator who has appeared on television and radio. She is the Founding Director of The Jewish Women's Renaissance Project, an international initiative that brings thousands of women to Israel each year from 18 different countries on highly subsidized programs to inspire them with the beauty and wisdom of their heritage (www.jwrp.org). She is a much sought-after international speaker, having lectured in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, U.K., Central America, South America, South Africa and Israel, including featured talks at Yale, Brown and Penn. She lives in the Washington, D.C. area with her husband, Rabbi Yaakov Palatnik, and is the busy mother of five children, ages 25 to 15.

Attractive Vs. Attracting

Attractive Vs. Attracting

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Making sure you get the right kind of attention.


Living in the Present

Living in the Present

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Where are you living: In the past, present or future?


Stuck!

Stuck!

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My adventures in central vacuuming.


Meaning of Bar/Bat Mitzvah

Meaning of Bar/Bat Mitzvah

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Remember what the celebration is really about.


Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday

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Who should get the present?


The Guy I Met on the Plane

The Guy I Met on the Plane

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Three actions every Jew should do to make the home Jewish.


The Burning Bush

The Burning Bush

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God only gives you the things you can handle.


Your Tough Assignment

Your Tough Assignment

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Fulfill another person's needs without anyone ever knowing.


The Irony of Chanukah

The Irony of Chanukah

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Remembering the message of Chanukah


Celebrity Fascination

Celebrity Fascination

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Why do people care about Paris Hilton?


Loose Lips

Loose Lips

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Make confidentiality your default button.


Fear Factor

Fear Factor

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When you forget your wife's birthday...


Gossip: Fact or Fiction?

Gossip: Fact or Fiction?

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It's wrong even if it's true.


Downplay It

Downplay It

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You know and God knows, and no one else needs to know what you did.


It's None of Your Business

It's None of Your Business

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Lying to protect your privacy.


Free Criticism!

Free Criticism!

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Don't you love it when people tell you you're making a mistake?


Reward & Punishment

Reward & Punishment

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In this world, God is sending us messages.


Why Do You Want It?

Why Do You Want It?

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A secret to effective prayer.


What Do You Really Need?

What Do You Really Need?

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Sukkot gets us back to basics.


Journey to the Next World

Journey to the Next World

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What happens when you die? How can your way of life affect the eternal reality?


Look What I Did

Look What I Did

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Sukkot reminds us that it's all from God.


Here Comes the Judge

Here Comes the Judge

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If it's our Day of Judgment, why are we so happy?


The Guiding Hand

The Guiding Hand

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There are no coincidences in life -- everything that happens is from God, Who interacts intimately with His creation.


Gearing Up for Rosh Hashana

Gearing Up for Rosh Hashana

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It's the time to fall in love with God again.


Is It Possible...

Is It Possible...

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How to get your parents to do what you want.


Teshuvah - Fixing Mistakes

Teshuvah - Fixing Mistakes

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Mistakes will happen; fixing them so that they won't be repeated is the challenge of teshuvah.


Ignorance Is Not Bliss

Ignorance Is Not Bliss

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Never be afraid to learn.


The Baby Monitor

The Baby Monitor

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Be careful. You are being monitored.


God Story

God Story

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How to bring God into your children's lives.


Heaven

Heaven

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What's in store up there?


A Jewish View of

A Jewish View of "Hell"

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A world of shame.


What Do Jews Believe?

What Do Jews Believe?

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Being Jewish means asking questions.


Because of You...

Because of You...

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Stop blaming and start living.


Born in the USA?

Born in the USA?

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Happy Birthday, America.


Women and the Land of Israel

Women and the Land of Israel

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Come to Israel this summer!


Dad's Chair

Dad's Chair

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Have we forgotten what it means to give honor?


The Pride Trap

The Pride Trap

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Take pleasure, not pride.


To Kippah Or Not to Kippah?

To Kippah Or Not to Kippah?

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Why men wear them.


In Vain

In Vain

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Using God's name properly.


The Jewish People's Greatest Contribution

The Jewish People's Greatest Contribution

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Why monotheism is so important.


Using the G Word

Using the G Word

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Don't be embarrassed to talk about God.


Easy Come, Easy Go

Easy Come, Easy Go

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It's the day-to-day commitment that matters most.


Your Inner GPS

Your Inner GPS

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How to know which way to turn.


What Love Is

What Love Is

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What's important to you is important to me.


Love Vs. Infatuation

Love Vs. Infatuation

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Love is a continuous choice.


What Your Husband Really Needs

What Your Husband Really Needs

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What happens when your husband comes home?


Think Before You Speak

Think Before You Speak

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Who gossips more: men or women?


Where's the Respect?

Where's the Respect?

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Why kids should not call adults by their first names.


The Date from Hell

The Date from Hell

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There's a big difference between fact and opinion.


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