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November 18, 2017 | ‎כ״ט במרחשון ה׳תשע״ח‎

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How I Dealt With My Secular Family During My Orthodox Jewish Wedding -

I was a kallah! A bride!

I was 23, an old maid by some Orthodox Jewish standards.

As a newly religious person, a baal teshuva, I was getting used to the idea that I was marrying so young. I thought, Read More

Anne Frank is an Inappropriate Halloween Costume -

Like many American Jews, I love celebrating Halloween. Halloween is one of those fabulous, classic all-American holidays open to everyone. Just like Purim, there’s candy, dressing up and lots of booing.

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Feel Good Birthing and Pregnancy Tips From a Jewish Doula -

Nowadays, you have complete power and control over the pregnancy and birth experience that you desire.

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From Death Comes Life: Visiting My Lone Soldier Son in Israel -

“So, what is the plan for today?” I ask.

“We are going first to Har Herzl, then Yad Vashem, and finish off with a trip to Hevron and Maras Hamichpalah,” said my son, Levi.

“Sounds like a death day tour.”

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jewess texas BBQ with a side of bagel and schmear, y’all: An Israeli-American on Jewish Life in Texas -

How does a working Jewish mother of three who grew up partially in Israel, spent her formative years leading youth minyan services and attending Hebrew High School in New Jersey, and completed university studies in International Relations and Opera in Read More

How to Celebrate the Jewish High Holidays with Kids -

I’m a mother of two-and-half-year-old triplets. I was four months into marriage when I found out, so in less than a year I went from single, to married, to a family of five. This fact used to be my crown Read More

8 Cheap and Easy Decorating Tips for the Jewish High Holidays -

The Jewish High Holidays are coming up. They are a time when we invite friends and family to our home to celebrate.

They are also the perfect time to show off your decorating skills and make the holidays super special.

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