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Lessons In Emunah
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Posted on: July 24th, 2014

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It was found to be a giant deer tick living in her head – with its claws in her scalp.

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Posted on: July 24th, 2014

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While daydreaming about finding the perfect job, I never expected to be rewarded in spades for my aforementioned experience.

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Posted on: July 17th, 2014

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Our home is in the center of the Holy Land, surrounded by (what else?) green hills and valleys.

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Posted on: July 10th, 2014

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The simple act of kindness should be the reward itself. Anything more in the form of a reward is gravy.

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Posted on: July 3rd, 2014

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Herman was speechless, yet the look in his eyes said it all. Indeed, his gratitude knew no bounds.

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Posted on: June 26th, 2014

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A few seats away, I noticed a man with a Mishnah in hand, talking intently into a cell phone. I soon realized the man was participating in a Daf Yomi shiur, utilizing his traveling time well.

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Posted on: June 19th, 2014

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It’s written, it says, with all the segulos for shalom bayis and you gave it as a gift to a chassan and kallah.

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Posted on: June 12th, 2014

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As I listed the litany of tragedies, as I perceived them, my mother responded by saying: “Who’s had a terrible life? I’ve had a wonderful life. I had your father for 40 years until he was taken from us. I had you and your brother. I lived to see grandchildren.”

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Posted on: June 3rd, 2014

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Our son-in-law e-mailed tickets for us to print out and bring along to allow us admittance. Simple enough.

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Posted on: May 29th, 2014

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“Daddy,” I exclaimed, “Is this how you daven?” Daddy’s response was a hearty laugh. I felt so proud of myself.

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Posted on: May 21st, 2014

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There were two pokerfaced police officers standing at our door.

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Posted on: May 14th, 2014

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She always had a smile, and put her best foot forward – as hard as that might have been.

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Posted on: May 8th, 2014

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In fact, if the Mother of the Year Award featured a category for best worrier, I would be a major contender.

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Posted on: May 1st, 2014

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Put a coin in the Meir Baal Haness box every day and ask Reb Meir Baal Haness to find the lost kallah,” Ella told me.

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Posted on: April 24th, 2014

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In disbelief the doctors said it was not their doing but rather a true miracle that such a choleh could survive this illness.

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Posted on: April 24th, 2014

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I vowed that when I would grow up, I would speak Yiddish to my kinderlach and I would move to “a place called Crown Heights.”

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Posted on: April 14th, 2014

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Two husbands were there to instruct us in Texas hold ‘em – and we needed them.

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Posted on: April 10th, 2014

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As his bomber lost altitude with the ground rushing up, my father remembered his last thought: “How am I going to get out of this?

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Posted on: April 3rd, 2014

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Even in the best of times, life is not free of calamity or crisis. But like the well-known Jewish expression goes: “It could be a lot worse.”

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Posted on: March 27th, 2014

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Predictably, my husband agrees and is fine with either night. But after reminding him that he steadily delivers a shiur in his shul on Tuesday nights, he chooses Wednesday, offering a topic related to the Four Sons of Haggadah fame.

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