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Stop the Sarcasm
Mom with a View

Stop the Sarcasm

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It’s cruel and undignified.

Bar Mitzvah Gifts
Salomon Says

Bar Mitzvah Gifts

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What's the most appropriate gift to give a Bar Mitzvah boy?

The Bagel Incident
Mom with a View

The Bagel Incident

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Luckily I have some vision of who I’d like to be and screaming like a banshee isn’t it.

Please Give
Lori Almost Live

Please Give

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Does time count as tzedakah?

Instructive Children's Books
Mom with a View

Instructive Children's Books

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Everything I know about parenting I learned from children’s books.

Jew Vs. Jew
Salomon Says

Jew Vs. Jew

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This is a despicable misrepresentation of our beloved Torah.

There for a Reason
Lori Almost Live

There for a Reason

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Think you're in the wrong place? Think again.

The Priest in a Synagogue
Salomon Says

The Priest in a Synagogue

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Is it an appropriate place for a speech?

Retail Therapy
Mom with a View

Retail Therapy

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Why shopping, of all things, is good for your health.

The New Year
Lori Almost Live

The New Year

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Using the day for introspection.

How Much Do You Make?
Salomon Says

How Much Do You Make?

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Should you know how much non-profit directors make?

Tebow or Not Tebow
Mom with a View

Tebow or Not Tebow

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Why Tim Tebow makes us feel uncomfortable.

Losing the Chanukah Battle
Lori Almost Live

Losing the Chanukah Battle

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Are you prepared to give your life for Judaism?

Small Talk
Mom with a View

Small Talk

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Elevating the conversation by being fascinated with other people.

Life on Other Planets
Salomon Says

Life on Other Planets

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NASA discovers Kepler B-22. So what?

Different Strokes
Lori Almost Live

Different Strokes

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Don't expect your kids to be the same.

Cell Phone & Kids
Salomon Says

Cell Phone & Kids

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At what age should your child own a cell phone?

Will Cosmetic Surgery Help?
Mom with a View

Will Cosmetic Surgery Help?

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A facelift is not the solution to the real problem at hand.

Bubbie Boot Camp

Bubbie Boot Camp

You're not doing God any favors.

Anti-Semetic Vodka Ads?

Anti-Semetic Vodka Ads?

Yes, Jews are cheap, and proud of it.

The Duggar Family
Mom with a View

The Duggar Family

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She's expecting her 20th child. Why all the vitriol?

You're a Leader
Lori Almost Live

You're a Leader

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It's up to all of us to take responsibility for the Jewish people.

Selling a Baby's Name
Salomon Says

Selling a Baby's Name

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For $20,000 would you sell the right to name your baby?

An Open Letter to Teachers
Mom with a View

An Open Letter to Teachers

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Before our parent/teacher meeting, allow me to explain where I'm coming from.

Thank You Mrs. Hoffman
Lori Almost Live

Thank You Mrs. Hoffman

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Who are you going to personally thank this year?

Android & Me
Mom with a View

Android & Me

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I took the plunge and acquired the latest Android phone. It went downhill from there.

The Tebowing Craze
Salomon Says

The Tebowing Craze

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Is it okay to pray anywhere?

Intimacy: What's Sacred?

Intimacy: What's Sacred?

Why pre-marital relations is a bad idea.

The Kim Kardashian Spectacle
Mom with a View

The Kim Kardashian Spectacle

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This new low reminds us of the toxicity of Reality TV.

Israel's Humanitarian Aid
Salomon Says

Israel's Humanitarian Aid

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Where do you draw the line?

Default Judaism
Lori Almost Live

Default Judaism

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The Jewish middle class is disappearing.

One Lingering Question
Salomon Says

One Lingering Question

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Sometimes clarity comes from thinking the unthinkable.

My Day of Silence
Mom with a View

My Day of Silence

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What I learned from not talking for one day.

Bringing Our Kids Home
Lori Almost Live

Bringing Our Kids Home

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We can all reach out to our fellow Jews.

Going Against Medical Advice
Salomon Says

Going Against Medical Advice

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What to do when you disagree with your doctor.

Friendship & Empathy
Mom with a View

Friendship & Empathy

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Rare and precious is the friend who experiences your pain like his or her own.

Wiring Our Kid's Hard Drives
Lori Almost Live

Wiring Our Kid's Hard Drives

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Everything we say to our kids goes in, and one day they're going to access it.

Simchat Torah: A Reason to Dance
Lori Almost Live

Simchat Torah: A Reason to Dance

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Why we're really celebrating.

Till 2013 Do We Part
Salomon Says

Till 2013 Do We Part

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Should marriage be declared temporary?

Sukkot: Intense Closeness

Sukkot: Intense Closeness

The holiday reminds me of the special times of marrying off my daughters.

Sukkot: Everyone Counts
Lori Almost Live

Sukkot: Everyone Counts

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Why this is my favorite holiday.

Holidays 'n' Heinz
Salomon Says

Holidays 'n' Heinz

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A unique Yom Kippur message.

Nothing's Perfect
Mom with a View

Nothing's Perfect

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This Yom Kippur, I regret looking at what doesn't work, and I'm learning to focus on the positive.

Yom Kippur: Raise the Bar
Lori Almost Live

Yom Kippur: Raise the Bar

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Bringing the power of the day into the rest of your life.

Rosh Hashanah: Celebration or Consternation?
Salomon Says

Rosh Hashanah: Celebration or Consternation?

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Resolving the contradiction.

Three Ideas for Rosh Hashanah
Mom with a View

Three Ideas for Rosh Hashanah

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Bringing down to earth the machzor's central ideas.

Rosh Hashanah: Extending Life

Rosh Hashanah: Extending Life

Getting signed into the Book of Life.

The Only Thing Worse than Sin
Salomon Says

The Only Thing Worse than Sin

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Can you guess what it is?

Rosh Hashanah Opportunity
Mom with a View

Rosh Hashanah Opportunity

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God wants to grant us another year of life. Are we ready to embrace it?

A Second Look at Judaism
Lori Almost Live

A Second Look at Judaism

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Torah has practical wisdom for every aspect of life.