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How to Have a Great Yom Kippur

How to Have a Great Yom Kippur

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It starts with preparing right for the fast.

Matt Harvey & Rosh Hashanah

Matt Harvey & Rosh Hashanah

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Pitching a lesson in prayer for the High Holidays.

Three Ways to Make Rosh Hashanah Great

Three Ways to Make Rosh Hashanah Great

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How to prepare for the big day.

Lasting Change this Rosh Hashanah

Lasting Change this Rosh Hashanah

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Rosh Hashanah is about commitments, not resolutions.

Taking the High Road

Taking the High Road

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Be the person to initiate peace.

A Book for Elliot Spitzer

A Book for Elliot Spitzer

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Which one Jewish book would you choose for Elliot Spitzer?

Two Funerals

Two Funerals

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Personal lessons from two upsetting, sobering experiences.

Just Breathe!

Just Breathe!

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A new video blog on Jewish tools for spiritual growth.

Saying Goodbye to Your Kids

Saying Goodbye to Your Kids

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Don't just cry – celebrate!

Flowers from My Husband

Flowers from My Husband

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They don’t last, but their message certainly does.

Our No-Cell-Phone Vacation

Our No-Cell-Phone Vacation

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I realized just how much interaction we lose on a daily basis due to our preoccupation with the phone.

Letting Terrorists Go

Letting Terrorists Go

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Why doesn’t the world understand?

Worse Than Idol Worship

Worse Than Idol Worship

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Who is going to reach out to the masses of Jews who are not seeking a spiritual connection?

Kate Middleton’s Post-Pregnancy Paunch

Kate Middleton’s Post-Pregnancy Paunch

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We should be embarrassed that we even noticed it.

Time Alone

Time Alone

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Why do we have such a hard time spending quiet time alone with just ourselves?

Reply All Faux Pas

Reply All Faux Pas

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Don’t put in writing something that others would be uncomfortable to read.

Start Over

Start Over

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Sometimes the best way to build is to shut it down.

Driving with Big Brother

Driving with Big Brother

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Never drive alone again. Would you let your driving habits be under constant surveillance?

News Junkie

News Junkie

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The never-ending news cycle has become a freak show. Can we disengage?

Teaching Kids Respect

Teaching Kids Respect

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How do you get kids today to respect their elders?

Mazel Tov Carina!

Mazel Tov Carina!

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An Aish.com success story.

Facebook Envy

Facebook Envy

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Keeping up with the Joneses in today’s oversharing world.

Hold On to the Moment

Hold On to the Moment

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Stopping my mind from wandering into those negative places.

Learning to Cope

Learning to Cope

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One vital ingredient in the psychotherapeutic process: Just talk.

Longing for God

Longing for God

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Tisha B’Av is an opportune time to recapture our intense drive to connect with our Creator.

Rabbi Weinberg’s Marriage Advice

Rabbi Weinberg’s Marriage Advice

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What qualities did you see in your spouse when you first got married?

Making Summer Count

Making Summer Count

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Chilling out is fine. But three months hanging out poolside?

Cremation: A Jewish Perspective

Cremation: A Jewish Perspective

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Why this growing trend isn’t a good idea.

Proving the Torah

Proving the Torah

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It can and should be done.

James Gandolfini, RIP

James Gandolfini, RIP

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A lesson from Sopranos’ mafia kingpin.

Visionary

Visionary

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A lesson in greatness from George Marston.

3 Things You Should Never Do For Your Kids

3 Things You Should Never Do For Your Kids

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Here’s where you need to draw the line.

MYOB

MYOB

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It’s getting really hard to keep your private life private.

Snail Mail

Snail Mail

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Let’s bring back the art of writing a letter and mailing it.

Turning 80

Turning 80

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Every day is precious.

Wake Up the Patient

Wake Up the Patient

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Should you wait for a sleeping patient to wake up?

Aliyah: It’s Never Too Late

Aliyah: It’s Never Too Late

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Life is about change and growth, no matter how old you are.

Thumbs Down Redux

Thumbs Down Redux

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And here’s what the Rabbi said…

It’s the Little Things

It’s the Little Things

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Every act of kindness counts.

Infidelity

Infidelity

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Protect yourself from crossing that line.

Mirror Mirror Off the Wall

Mirror Mirror Off the Wall

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Making character our primary focus does not mean that we should go around unkempt, wearing a burlap sack.

Thumbs Down!

Thumbs Down!

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Is it okay to write a negative review online?

Love or Respect

Love or Respect

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Which one is more important? It depends if you’re a man or a woman.

Do I Look Fat?

Do I Look Fat?

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On being truthful to your spouse.

Abercrombie & Fitch: Not Cool

Abercrombie & Fitch: Not Cool

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The company is feeding into our skewed emphasis on body image.

Personal Hygiene in Public

Personal Hygiene in Public

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When did it become okay to floss your teeth and clean your ears in public?

Don’t Pity the Child

Don’t Pity the Child

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Kids take their cues from parents. What message are you projecting?

Lottery Mania

Lottery Mania

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$600 million: Is it the American dream or the American nightmare?

Snorkeling & the World to Come

Snorkeling & the World to Come

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Just because you can’t see it doesn’t mean it’s not there.

Disneyland & Shavuot

Disneyland & Shavuot

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