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Grocery Shopping as Contact Sport

Grocery Shopping as Contact Sport

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Where human behavior is on display – at its best and, more frequently, at its worst.

Helping Singles Get Married

Helping Singles Get Married

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My top four pieces of advice.

What Would You Save?

What Would You Save?

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If you can only take one thing from the fire.

Say It at the Seder

Say It at the Seder

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One quick and easy thought.

Making a Meaningful, Fun Passover Seder

Making a Meaningful, Fun Passover Seder

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Some of our best tips and practices.

A Passover Shocker

A Passover Shocker

What one 8 year old boy asked his father at the Seder.

Passover’s Freedom

Passover’s Freedom

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Getting rid of the leaven inside our hearts.

6 Educational Principles from the Passover Seder

6 Educational Principles from the Passover Seder

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Ask questions, tell stories and make learning fun.

Serving Halal in the Cafeteria

Serving Halal in the Cafeteria

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Does this conflict with bringing religion in public schools?

The 4 Stages of Organizations

The 4 Stages of Organizations

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Forming, storming, norming, and performing – applied to marriage.

Dealing with Telemarketers

Dealing with Telemarketers

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Take a deep breath….

Israeli Courage

Israeli Courage

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An encounter with Jews who put their lives on the line for the Jewish people.

The Vanishing Plane

The Vanishing Plane

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What if we can never explain it?

The 100 Things Challenge

The 100 Things Challenge

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How much stuff do you really need?

The Solution Before the Problem

The Solution Before the Problem

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A positive way to look at challenges.

The Making of Noah

The Making of Noah

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How accurate must a film be?

Suckered by Sales

Suckered by Sales

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Those ads know exactly how to get me.

This Year’s Powerful Purim Opportunity

This Year’s Powerful Purim Opportunity

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This is the month when anything is possible.

Purim & The Academy Awards

Purim & The Academy Awards

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Matthew McConaughey and finding God in mysterious places.

Is AIPAC’s Influence in Decline?

Is AIPAC’s Influence in Decline?

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If it is, here’s an important Purim silver lining.

Malala and Queen Esther

Malala and Queen Esther

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It took a young girl from Pakistan to help me identify the incredible courage women possess today.

No Time to Think

No Time to Think

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My mother’s penetrating legacy.

Cheating to Win

Cheating to Win

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Do our kids realize that losing is not the worst thing to happen? Do we?

Shaking Hands with Women

Shaking Hands with Women

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Would you support a candidate who doesn’t shake hands with the opposite sex?

Where to Be Buried

Where to Be Buried

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Yes, it does make a difference.

Cell Phones on a Plane

Cell Phones on a Plane

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Why it’s a terrible idea.

Looking Good for Your Husband

Looking Good for Your Husband

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It tells him: you’re the most important person in the world to me.

Alcohol and Jews

Alcohol and Jews

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It’s time to take this problem seriously.

I Will Never Quit

I Will Never Quit

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Living with the Navy Seals code.

The Verdict

The Verdict

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Three things can change a decree.

How to Become a Minimalist

How to Become a Minimalist

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Sometimes less really is more.

Five Illusions about Love

Five Illusions about Love

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Five myths that hamper our ability to create a thriving, loving marriage.

What’s Your Dream?

What’s Your Dream?

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Dreams really can come true. Don’t give up.

The Casablanca Perspective

The Casablanca Perspective

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Looking at life in the grand scheme of things.

Sochi: Living with Terror

Sochi: Living with Terror

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A taste of what it’s like to live in some Israeli cities.

Miley Cyrus: Marketing Genius?

Miley Cyrus: Marketing Genius?

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When did branding yourself, turning yourself into a product, become an ideal?

Enforcing a Modesty Code

Enforcing a Modesty Code

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Can privately-owned stores dictate how we dress in their store?

If Only Syndrome

If Only Syndrome

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The surefire way to unhappiness.

Becoming a Levi

Becoming a Levi

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The Jewish people need teachers with passion. What are you waiting for?

Extravagant Weddings

Extravagant Weddings

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Is it okay to spend loads of money on a private affair?

My Manicurist

My Manicurist

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I had no idea the Vietnamese woman doing my nails was a courageous heroine as tough as nails.

Lean On

Lean On

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Be a person others can count on.

The Most Essential Tool in Marriage

The Most Essential Tool in Marriage

Thanks for the newlywed tips, but here’s one more. And I think it’s critical.

My New Floor

My New Floor

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My surprising new obsession.

Making Judaism Resonate

Making Judaism Resonate

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Creating Jewish connections with the younger generation.

Tips for the Newlyweds

Tips for the Newlyweds

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My son just got married. Now what?

Lessons from Extreme Makeover Weight Loss

Lessons from Extreme Makeover Weight Loss

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How would you be different if you had the ultimate coach who believed in you?

Gratitude Leads to Happiness

Gratitude Leads to Happiness

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How to bring the gratitude attitude into our homes and daily lives.

Building Fences

Building Fences

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Practical Jewish advice for preserving what’s important.

Affluenza

Affluenza

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Have money, avoid prison – and responsibility.

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