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A Short Guide To A New Head

By On September 19, 2017

A three step plan to help the mind achieve what the soul already knows.… Read More

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Tishrei When You’re Self Abusive.

By On September 19, 2017

No one teaches you how to do teshuvah or to navigate the yamim noraim when you have self abusive tendencies. Just know that your friends and community members who deal with these… Read More

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The First Time I Heard The Shofar, I Cringed

By On September 13, 2017

Are we meant to think of self-sacrifice? Of the Akeida? Of listening to G-d no matter what? Should I feel humbled? Full of awe? Is this raspy cry meant to remind me of… Read More

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Sneak Peek: Ariel Samson, Freelance Rabbi

By On September 12, 2017

Welcome to a new chapter in Jewish American literature.… 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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Why I Share My Posts And Stalk Them All Over Facebook

By On September 10, 2017

When I publish a post, I have an adventure, a game, and an OCD wonderland.… Read More

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Stuck Inside of Elul with the Tishrei Blues Again

By On September 7, 2017

Elul is so meaningful.… Read More

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Beneath The Blessed Water

By On September 5, 2017

When I open my eyes, I see the holiness in the water and in the everyday details of my life. … Read More

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When Old People Go Missing

By On August 29, 2017

My cousin is missing. He isn't where I left him.… Read More

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The Bar Mitzvah Lesson: A Tragedy

By On August 24, 2017

Hope and despair, twice a week.… Read More

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