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The 2154th Chanukah (or Chanukah #2154)

Our own contemporary Chanukah battle has become one of saving Chanukah from American culture.

Fun Goodies For Your Next Vacation

To me, nothing is more magical than stepping off a plane in the middle of the winter and finding myself someplace sunny, with a suitcase full of warm weather essentials.

Mindful Praying

Prayers of thanks make us focus on the reality that we do have it much better than we think we do.

The Life Of Rav Shimon Schwab (Part I)

From his earliest youth Rav Schwab had a clear and unwavering desire to become a talmid chacham and serve as a rabbi.

Celebrate Shines The Spotlight On Creative Shabbos Cooking

New cookbooks seem to magically materialize on my doorstep begging to be read (and hopefully praised on these page) and, while many are lovely...

How To Give The Best Present Ever!

In the true desire to cut down on unnecessary purchases, for myself and for others, I have begun asking people directly what they want as a gift.

In The Dark And Loving It

What is it about the lengthy darkness that calls to me?

Only Good News

I just don't want to hear any more about it.

Being Mindful

As visible Jews, we have to be vigilant and very mindful of our actions.

Rabbi Dr. Bernard (Yissachar Dov) Illowy (Part II)

Rabbi Illowy did his utmost to increase the religious observance of his congregants.

Would It Be

Fifty-five years in Israel is reason to celebrate.

Out of the Window! (Based on a true story)

“Of course, honey. That was the whole point of Yocheved being there in the first place.” my mother stroked my face. “It’s cold outside but sunny. Wear something warm today.”

How To Make A Difference

In Israel, there is a growing pushback against publications that erase women.

Practically Clueless

Women, on the other hand, are not really supposed to learn a lot of Gemara, because that’s like giving a soldier a loaded weapon.

Swearing In

Would I want my grandsons to be elsewhere?

100 Days Of Quiet Happiness

Can you be happy for 100 days in a row?

Ahhhhhh, October

It's time to force myself to think about apple cider, cuddly sweatshirts and the end of daylight savings time.

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