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January 31, 2015 / 11 Shevat, 5775
 
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On Our Own/Cheryl Kupfer
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Posted on: January 2nd, 2015

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Parents should be quick to say something positive to a child even as they chide him or her for bad behavior.

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Posted on: December 22nd, 2014

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Is the Torah offering nechama by subtly hinting that death brings reunion with loved ones who preceded you?

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Posted on: December 5th, 2014

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Was it possible that these butchers of Jewish children had been living the "good life" all these years?

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Posted on: November 21st, 2014

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Divorce from a vindictive, cruel spouse can be a lifelong nightmare when there are offspring.

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Posted on: November 7th, 2014

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I believe that each person is half a soul and marriage reunites the two.

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Posted on: October 24th, 2014

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The Presbyterian Church USA voted to divest from three companies that do business with Israel.

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Posted on: October 12th, 2014

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Sadly, there are mothers who, due to severe depression are unable or unwilling to prepare nourishing food for their children.

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Posted on: September 24th, 2014

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Not knowing any better, I assumed that Molly and her mother must be voracious readers.

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Posted on: September 12th, 2014

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Neglect, indifference or criticism can break a person's neshama.

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Posted on: August 29th, 2014

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She told me that she was busy and that he could sit in his wet clothes for the rest of the day. It would teach him to be more careful.

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Posted on: August 1st, 2014

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Unpleasant happenings are quickly discarded if they do not affect us directly.

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Posted on: July 18th, 2014

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I have always insisted that everything that happens to anyone or anything is min Shamayim.

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Posted on: July 4th, 2014

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It is so hurtful to heighten people’s sense of inadequacy and guilt in a matzav that is already horrendous and difficult to bear.

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Posted on: June 20th, 2014

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Make no mistake: in the wrong hands cars are weapons of mass destruction.

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Posted on: June 6th, 2014

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Where once divorce in heimische communities was relatively uncommon, nowadays every family has a son, daughter, sibling cousin who is divorced – sometimes twice or even three times!

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Posted on: May 23rd, 2014

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Many go about the business of living frum, observant lives, but they are only going through the motions.

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Posted on: May 9th, 2014

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Lately I have been hearing quiet grumblings from people who admit that they regret not encouraging their sons to get a post-high school education after a year or two of learning.

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Posted on: April 11th, 2014

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While it would seem from his question that he is being chuzpadik and dismissive, I wonder if its possible, if just maybe, he is a struggling, confused neshama who actually wants to come back to the fold.

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Posted on: March 28th, 2014

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A young lady in her early 20’s, “Sarah” was redt to “Shlomie” a boy from her home town who learned in an out-of-town yeshiva. The families know each other well, which in today’s shidduch scene is a big plus – since it was therefore unlikely the kids would “fall in” due to misinformation and misinterpretations.

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Posted on: March 14th, 2014

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I came to the conclusion a long time ago that I have to do what is right for me – as long as it’s “ halachically kosher” and doesn’t negatively impact on others – and not worry too much about what others think.

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