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Chaya Lester

Essay

Jewish Valentines Day Just Doesn’t Cut It

By On August 18, 2016

Tu B'Av is the Silent Beatle of Jewish holidays. It’s the Bermuda Triangle’d holiday that just up and disappeared. Here's how to get it back. … Read More

Essay

I’ve Been Lying To You

By On July 25, 2016

Chaya's unsettling over-share...… Read More

Poem

Hallel, Of Blessed Memory…

By On July 1, 2016

In honor of Hallel Yaffa Ariel … Read More

Essay

Here’s To Reconciliation

By On June 27, 2016

Here we grapple with the justice of how to treat an ‘enemy’. When just next door she sleeps so peaceful. With prayers and knives... in kitchen sinks.… Read More

Essay

I Wave This Flag Today

By On June 5, 2016

Chaya shares what it's like to belong to Jerusalem on Yom Yerushalayim… Read More

Essay

The Ideal Wedding Present…A Voice For The Bride

By On May 24, 2016

Women with voices at weddings is nothing less than our next highly urgent step of spiritual evolution. Not only is it permissible...it is a spiritual imperative.… Read More

List

25 Sure Signs You’re A ‘Souldier’

By On May 2, 2016

In which Chaya gets pithy with some wisdom quotes you won't want to miss... … Read More

Essay

Chaya’s Surprising Guide To Hosting Hundreds

By On April 4, 2016

Here's how to dish out the real soul food.… Read More

Essay

Dress Up Or Die Out

By On March 21, 2016

The Jewish world is quite simply being bored to death. But there is an antidote, it's called Purim.… Read More

Poem

What Women Don’t Fear

By On March 7, 2016

It's Erev International Women's Day...let's celebrate!… Read More

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