A Jewish organization creates unforgettable summer experiences for special needs kids and their parents.
Posted on: August 25th, 2016Judaism → Rebbetzin's Viewpoint
The time has come for all of us to change, to become the people our Creator meant us to be. Instead of working on others, let us work on ourselves.
Posted on: August 19th, 2016Judaism → Rebbetzin's Viewpoint
I’m afraid. People do not understand, but what I fear is our own people – yes, our own people who have forgotten who we are, who no longer remember that we Jews stood at Sinai
Posted on: August 11th, 2016Judaism → Rebbetzin's Viewpoint
G-d’s discipline is never punitive, it is corrective: the Torah tells us that G-d chastises us even as a father chastises his children.
Posted on: August 4th, 2016Judaism → Rebbetzin's Viewpoint
I have dealt with many teenagers who have been cast out of their homes and schools. I must emphasize that the most potent way to reach them is with berachos and love. I am not saying this is easy
Posted on: July 28th, 2016Judaism → Rebbetzin's Viewpoint
We want our children to have self-esteem. Can there be a greater generator of self-esteem in children than their knowing they were chosen to be the guarantors of the Torah?
Posted on: July 21st, 2016Judaism → Rebbetzin's Viewpoint
The Yiddishe neshamah can be likened to a computer. If you can’t find that pintele Yid, it’s only because you don’t know how to bring up the program – but, rest assured, the program is there
Posted on: July 14th, 2016Judaism → Rebbetzin's Viewpoint
While the devastating effects of lashon hara have had much exposure through shiurim and literature, there has been little focus on the deleterious effects of onas devarim/verbal abuse
Posted on: July 8th, 2016Judaism → Rebbetzin's Viewpoint
Could it be that we, like the Indians of yesteryear, are attempting to banish the insanity in our society and have forgotten the sweet sounds of the music that was once reflective of our simchas?
Posted on: June 30th, 2016Judaism → Rebbetzin's Viewpoint
Since our faith teaches that every person has a soul mate – bashert – designated by Heaven, how is it that so many cannot find their partners?
Posted on: June 23rd, 2016Judaism → Rebbetzin's Viewpoint
While Orthodox singles are more insulated from cultural influences, it has had an impact. The questions remain: Why can’t singles get married? What went wrong? Is it 'external influences'?
Posted on: June 17th, 2016Judaism → Rebbetzin's Viewpoint
Every generation has its own daunting shidduch challenges. Unfortunately, finding the right shidduch is not a new phenomenon, nor is it limited to our contemporary world.
Posted on: June 10th, 2016Judaism → Rebbetzin's Viewpoint
“Good luck to you,” I said. “That would take five different guys all wrapped into one. But more importantly, your ‘big fives’ are a bunch of zeros and do not add up to anything.”
Posted on: June 2nd, 2016Judaism → Rebbetzin's Viewpoint
A pervasive difficulty when dealing with singles is their failure to be realistic. Today’s successful shadchan not only has to be a matchmaker but often also assumes the role of a “life coach”
Posted on: May 26th, 2016Judaism → Rebbetzin's Viewpoint
It’s easy for anyone to lose his way, and once the downward spiral commences, the descent is rapid. Downhill is always easy, but with HaShem's help, every Jew can climb back up again.
Posted on: May 19th, 2016Judaism → Rebbetzin's Viewpoint
The Hebrew word for coincidence is 'mikreh.' It comes from “karah min Hashem – it happened from G-d.” G-d arranges our footsteps.” You must only learn how to listen.
Posted on: May 15th, 2016Judaism → Rebbetzin's Viewpoint
The difference between becoming widowed and becoming a divorcee is the former evokes compassion while the latter suffer differently enduring gossip
Posted on: May 6th, 2016Judaism → Rebbetzin's Viewpoint
The charge of G-d is not “Be blessed” but “Be a blessing” and it has been in our DNA since Avraham our Father
Posted on: April 28th, 2016Judaism → Rebbetzin's Viewpoint
“Please, Rebbetzin, give me a berachah that I should never forget to cry for the Beis HaMikdash. I’m so afraid I will forget and become oblivious to its loss. "
Posted on: April 21st, 2016Judaism → Rebbetzin's Viewpoint
Most Jews are not naïve but liberals who want to believe in a higher civilization –one that shuns cruelty and barbaric savagery, therefore they refuse to learn from our past.
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