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Rivki Silver

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What Chanukah Taught Me About Parenting

By On December 28, 2016

When we are all muddling around in the dark, what will light up the night?… Read More

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How Not Creating On Shabbos Helps Me Be Creative

By On December 13, 2016

How can a day that seems so hostile to creativity be the wellspring from which all creativity flows?… Read More

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Why We Need To Talk About Private Things

By On November 30, 2016

It's time to stop using modesty as a blanket excuse to avoid difficult conversations. The stakes are too high.… Read More

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Something Hopeful Here

By On November 16, 2016

We've all been here before, in some way or another. … Read More

Long Read

All The Futures We Left Behind

By On November 2, 2016

For this I became religious?… Read More

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Indoctrination 101

By On October 5, 2016

Life lessons you might not expect from clarinet lessons… Read More

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A Ba’al Teshuvah, A Convert And A Tourist

By On September 21, 2016

walk into a bar (not really).… Read More

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This Elul, Forgive Yourself First

By On September 7, 2016

How can we ask G-d for forgiveness when we don't even grant it to ourselves?… Read More

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Why Are There So Many Annoying People?

By On August 24, 2016

It's not you, it's me. Really. … Read More

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From Darkness To Light

By On August 11, 2016

Somewhere in a midrash it describes how during the plague of darkness the darkness was so thick that the Egyptians were unable to move around. That’s how I feel, spiritually. I feel… Read More

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