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Rivka Nehorai

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My Husband Left Me For Israel

By On March 31, 2016

Elad leaves his pregnant wife home alone with two kids as he gallivants around Israel. But it's ok with her, really. Really, it is. … Read More

Essay

There’s No Shame In Taking Meds

By On March 15, 2016

Maybe we can bow our heads to the truth that Gd gave us a pill-shaped lifeboat for when this exiled life gets too heavy.… Read More

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We’re Contaminating the World By Not Exercising

By On March 1, 2016

If you want to be surrounded by light and holiness and positive talk, listen to the closest and most dedicated physical thing you own; your body .… Read More

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All Hail The Mother’s Gut

By On February 23, 2016

You have been given a special gift: a mother's gut. Now you need to expose its beautiful power.… Read More

Essay

Sometimes You Have to Burn Your Past Self

By On February 2, 2016

Maybe you're breaking down because you're breaking open because there's a new you inside that's shrieking to come out.… Read More

Essay

Understanding Self Harm

By On January 19, 2016

We condemn those who harm others. How should we treat those who abuse themselves? … Read More

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He Was So Unromantic, I Had To Marry Him

By On January 5, 2016

And then something happened. Something that had never happened on any of those other shidduch dates I had excruciatingly gone on.… Read More

Essay

Hanukkah Deja Vu

By On December 8, 2015

An American Jew senses that the symphony of time, which reverberates throughout history, is resonating particularly strongly this holiday season in France.… Read More

Essay

How My Tiechel Set Me Free

By On November 25, 2015

Only a heretic would have the gall to suggest that appearances are simply skin deep.… Read More

Essay

The Holiest Path is Listening To Yourself

By On November 10, 2015

What use is a spiritual mentor if you're an empty vessel ?… Read More

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