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My Inheritance

My Inheritance

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I didn’t see my recently deceased father in a dream. I got a Word file instead.

Live in the Light

Live in the Light

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An inspiring true story.

5 Ways to Build Unity

5 Ways to Build Unity

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Helping others is a pillar of Judaism.

We've Gotta Live Together

We've Gotta Live Together

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Building unity through kindness.

Change

Change

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Three keys to catapulting from paralysis to action.

Why Can't We Be Friends?

Why Can't We Be Friends?

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Bottom line, we are one family.

Beneath the Layers of Filth

Beneath the Layers of Filth

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A Nazi sympathizer renewed my waning belief in mankind's ability to overcome its senseless hatred.

Top Five Regrets of the Dying

Top Five Regrets of the Dying

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It's not too late to avoid these common regrets in life.

I Wanna Be a Maccabee

I Wanna Be a Maccabee

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Who are the heroes of Chanukah?

It's My Fault

It's My Fault

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Three words that changed everything.

Lessons My Dog Taught Me

Lessons My Dog Taught Me

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Buddy showed me the meaning of love.

Why Not?

Why Not?

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Two words changed everything.

Thanksgiving Blessings

Thanksgiving Blessings

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After losing my son, I began to understand what it means to be grateful.

Jews and Thanksgiving

Jews and Thanksgiving

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Why the whole world should be Jewish.

100 Blessings

100 Blessings

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Why should I be grateful?

My Special Education

My Special Education

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I was a dedicated special ed teacher, but I was relieved they weren't my children. But God has a good sense of humor…

The Woman in the Park

The Woman in the Park

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With all my flaws, am I worthy of love?

Does Polite Equal Good?

Does Polite Equal Good?

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How I unexpectedly discovered the key to genuine goodness.

My Facebook Hiatus

My Facebook Hiatus

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Breaking free from the 'being liked' trap.

What Do I Know?

What Do I Know?

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When not knowing is true wisdom.

Climbing the Ladder

Climbing the Ladder

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Is life really fair?

The Yom Kippur Dare

The Yom Kippur Dare

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Do I ask God for another chance, a chance I know I don’t deserve?

My Yom Kippur Resolution

My Yom Kippur Resolution

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I cringe thinking how much aggravation I caused this woman.

Yom Kippur: Partner Track

Yom Kippur: Partner Track

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Does God really care about the nuances of my life?

Shana Tova?

Shana Tova?

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Can we be optimistic about the coming new year?

My Moment of Weakness

My Moment of Weakness

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Do you want God to cut you some slack?

Recalculating

Recalculating

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Don't wait till you're really lost.

Am I for Real?

Am I for Real?

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There was a little voice of doubt that worried me. What if I was a fake?

Unplug & Reconnect

Unplug & Reconnect

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Life is great. Disconnect and enjoy.

Camp Simcha

Camp Simcha

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At age 18, what did I know about caring for a kid with multiple special needs?

Hurricane Irene and Elul

Hurricane Irene and Elul

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Make sure you prepare for what's coming.

Three Words of Self Doubt

Three Words of Self Doubt

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You're not serious about your goal if you use one of these three words.

Spirituality & Mental Health

Spirituality & Mental Health

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Research on how faith in God impacts one's emotional well being.

Windfall

Windfall

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Every day your father is going to deposit $86,400 into your account. Whatever is left over at the end of each day gets erased.

Dangerous Assumptions

Dangerous Assumptions

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Most hatred stems from our assumption of guilt regarding people's thoughts and motivation.

Making Exceptions

Making Exceptions

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Baseless hatred stems from hating others for what we fear may be true about ourselves.

All for One

All for One

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Tisha B'av and the secret of Jewish unity.

Will We Remember Leiby in a Month?

Will We Remember Leiby in a Month?

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How to make a permanent change for Leiby's memory.

Diminishing Returns: Ethics of the Fathers, 4:12

Diminishing Returns: Ethics of the Fathers, 4:12

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How much is enough?

Turning 40

Turning 40

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For my 40th birthday, I decided to dream again.

Where's the Salt!

Where's the Salt!

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The "Don't Blame, Don't Complain" Campaign can change your life.

6 Keys to Outsmart Stress

6 Keys to Outsmart Stress

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Simple steps to reclaim your life.

Music Is Medicine

Music Is Medicine

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If I can help change the world, so can you.

Perfect Flaws

Perfect Flaws

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Life – and the people in it – are not perfect. They're not supposed to be.

Breaking Away from the Bully

Breaking Away from the Bully

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Slavery is more than just forced labor.

Don't Wait to be a Hero

Don't Wait to be a Hero

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A volunteer firefighter tells a story of an act of heroism that didn't go quite as expected.

Haman's Voice Within

Haman's Voice Within

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According to Haman, Brooks Conrad is a total failure, and so are you.

Excess Baggage

Excess Baggage

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Is emotional baggage sabotaging your relationships?

How to Get Rich: Ethics of Fathers 4:11

How to Get Rich: Ethics of Fathers 4:11

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The connection between monetary wealth and Jewish wisdom.

Runner's Kick

Runner's Kick

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