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Some women seem to be more interested in over-achieving than in maintaining a relationship.
Appearances can be deceiving.
This Purim, remove the four masks we wear and experience true joy.
Despite Israel’s lawful origins, it is the only country in the world whose legitimacy has been questioned.
A warning to the world from the UN General Assembly podium: Don’t close your eyes to the atrocities around you.
Palestinian terrorism verdict shatters long-held myths and illusions.
Leonard Nimoy, who passed away last week, explains how the hand-gesture of the Priestly blessing became Spock’s Vulcan salute.
How did he get the Jewish people to listen and help save the day?
Help! I need to lose weight after being in bed for a month with mono.
A proud polio survivor, I was blissfully unaware of the stigma many attach to paralysis and deformity. Until I wanted to start dating.
Getting the strength to live by your clarity.
And their underlying Jewish values.
Giving your teens helpful, safe guidelines.
Some tantalizing salads for your festive Purim meal.
The drinking isn’t for the body; use it for the soul.
Yes it can work. Here’s how.
Attaining the self-assurance you need to achieve true intimacy with another person.
Staying true to yourself while dating.
An exciting exhibit presents direct evidence of the Jewish community in Babylonia right before and after the destruction of the First Temple.
Summing up the Purim holiday: They tried to kill us, we won, let’s eat.
Kabbala is the Torah's expression of the way the world works. Removed from its source, it's a lot of rubbish. (First in a series.)
Practical and relevant insights on the weekly parsha.
Advanced-level midrashic and Kabbalistic illuminations on the weekly parsha.
Lessons, stories and discussion questions for parents and kids.
Watch the Purim story come alive.
A video series that takes a closer, more grown-up look at the Book of Esther.
Purim and your unique role in life.
Amazing infographic to SHARE with your friends and family about Judaism's most fun holiday.
Purim is the holy holiday of candy – allow me to prepare you.
Jon Stewart has won 19 Emmy Awards. I am ready to win 19 Emmy Awards, given the chance.
What would have been the harm if Marty had used the almanac to win a few bets?
A big picture overview capturing the meaning and joy of the holiday.
Building unity through kindness.
Taking responsibility for the environment. A message for Tu B'shvat.
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March 9, 2006 12:00 AM
I think it is one of Your best. Thank you
March 7, 2006 12:00 AM
They are all great!
I have enjoyed all of your posts. Shmaryahu must not have been getting this blog that long because there have been many great ones like this one! Shmaryahu – this Rabbi/Doctor is really something, try his books!
March 6, 2006 12:00 AM
Apply this to Mitzvah Performance!
Do you sometimes feel like when you help someone out you are doing them a favor? The truth is that both of you are gaining. They get your help, and you are going to be greatly rewarded by G-d, and get a great feeling that you helped another person. Plus you never when that person can help you. We are are all in this together!
March 5, 2006 12:00 AM
Best Ever !
This is a great point by the Rabbi/Doctor !!This is the most insight ful video blog he has posted !!
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