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Super Jewess: Comedian Ester Steinberg

ב׳ בשבט ה׳תשע״ח (January 18, 2018) |

Someone with the name Ester Steinberg may sound like she lives in a nursing home in South Florida. And the comedian, who is merely a millennial, does not shy away from that fact.

In a Gotham comedy set, she proudly Read More

How I Found Hope After an Awful Breakup

ב׳ בשבט ה׳תשע״ח (January 18, 2018) | | One Comment

If you’re reading this now, there’s a good chance that you just had a breakup.

Maybe it was gradual and you saw it coming. Maybe your relationship died a slow, painful death; a death marked by awkward silences which filled the room, troubled eyes meeting across a table, and the eventual, frank discussion, terminating your relationship.Or maybe, tragically, it was sudden. Maybe one minute he was there, and the next he wasn’t. Maybe you looked over, and saw him with someone else. Maybe you never got the answers to why, how, when? What happened to us?

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My Yiddishe Mama: The Best Paralegal Ever

כ״ח בטבת ה׳תשע״ח (January 15, 2018) |

“Yes, that’s right dear. Preparation H. It will do wonders for you. I’m amazed your doctor never mentioned it to you. You’ll feel like a new person!”

I could not believe my ears. My mother, Lea Felts, who had been Read More

How to Create a Happy, Healthy Family

כ״ז בטבת ה׳תשע״ח (January 14, 2018) |

A few years back, my husband and I went to a popular social worker in our community to help us improve our parenting skills and household management. Our kids were having some difficulty functioning in school. In our minds, we needed to work with this therapist to give us techniques to get the kids to behave. Instead, she kept giving us strategies to improve our communication, organizational skills, and interactions with each other.

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Super Jewess: Comic Book Artist Miriam Libicki

כ״ב בטבת ה׳תשע״ח (January 9, 2018) |

Miriam Libicki grew up in a Zionist home in Columbus, Ohio. So when she graduated from high school, she decided to go to Israel to see what it was all about.

Libicki enrolled in a program where she learned culture and history and worked in a poor neighborhood in Jerusalem. She was the only non-Israeli participant in the bunch. “It was a really inspiring year and I made Aliyah,” she said.

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9 Solutions for Poor New Year’s Resolutions

כ״א בטבת ה׳תשע״ח (January 8, 2018) |

Whether you call them resolutions, goals or bucket-list items, most of us fail to ever achieve them. Among the most common of the resolutions Americans set is weight loss.

Let’s take a look at where our best intentions usually Read More

A New Year, a New Inspired and Love for Judaism

כ׳ בטבת ה׳תשע״ח (January 7, 2018) | | One Comment

Just two Saturdays ago, I was lying in bed, so fed up with the fact that I could not drive to the beach because it was Shabbat. I could not go out shopping, I could not eat at a restaurant, Read More

I Got Through a Painful Divorce with the Help of my Jewish Mama

ט״ז בטבת ה׳תשע״ח (January 3, 2018) |

Gratitude is a popular buzzword these days, but it’s a construct I’ve been familiar with since I was a little girl. From a young age, I understood implicitly that life could be fleeting, and that young, healthy people could be here one day but gone the next.

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Traveling the World as an Orthodox Jew

י״ד בטבת ה׳תשע״ח (January 1, 2018) |

Growing up, I would take annual summer vacations with my family. My parents, two brothers, and I would pack into our car or board an airplane and travel all over. We visited places near and far, from Niagara Falls and Disney World to the Caribbean, Europe, and Israel.

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Sikh Entrepreneurs Release Shalom, a New Jewish Dating App

ח׳ בטבת ה׳תשע״ח (December 26, 2017) |

There’s a certain thrill that rushes through your veins when swiping left or right on a potential match. You feel both excited and nervous at the simple thought of potentially finding your besheret through an app.

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