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Rivka Nehorai

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How Does An Introvert Survive A Three Day Yontif?

By On October 17, 2017

Where is the space in a three day Yontif to balance communal responsibilities and solitary recharging practices? … Read More

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Don’t Dance In Front Of Your Coworkers

By On September 26, 2017

And other Yom Kippur tips for embracing our imperfect selves. … Read More

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This Year, Eating Will Be My Life’s Work

By On September 12, 2017

From now on, I eat my bread washed down with gratitude.… Read More

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Maybe Modern Loneliness Is A Good Thing

By On August 15, 2017

Loneliness is on the rise, at all levels, and perhaps for good reason. Maybe there is a way to capitalize on it. … Read More

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The Overeducation Of Religious Youth

By On July 18, 2017

Is a lack of breathing room causing neurosis?… Read More

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The Unspoken Loneliness of College Life

By On June 20, 2017

College was the grand disappointment. It was the kidnapping of my inner self, an abrupt shaking of everything I held dear, a promise of salvation that was horribly forgotten.… Read More

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The Day I Stopped Parenting

By On May 23, 2017

Taking parental self care to the next level. … Read More

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What Chabad Got Right

By On May 9, 2017

I think we can all agree that one thing Chabad tradition got right was the establishment of healthy, spiritual habits. This one's my fave. … Read More

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When We Fear The Community More Than We Fear God

By On April 26, 2017

"It’s for the children," they remind themselves piously. But the children, the children are out on the street.… Read More

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Marie Kondo And Pesach Cleaning: The Ultimate Shidduch

By On March 28, 2017

The rush of the risk of disposing of something I might need- in the hopes that the universe will replenish what I want- opens me up, like the greatest chakra work, and… Read More

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