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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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Being An Aggressive Woman In This World

By On October 17, 2017

We live in a world where all people are free to act as they please. Nothing about our world is perfect. There is no excuse for sexual violence. We cannot let ourselves… Read More

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Is There A Safe Way To Complain About The Orthodox?

By On October 17, 2017

The price we pay when we look the other way.… Read More

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How Way Leads On To Way And Nothing Gold Can Stay

By On October 16, 2017

This morning, I dropped off our son Noah, our first born, at Miami International Airport, where he’s by now flown off to Israel on a gap year program. … Read More

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The Sukkah on Top of the City

By On October 10, 2017

I follow the trail of a mysterious decoration in the Google sukkah.… Read More

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The Simcha In Hard Work

By On October 9, 2017

If it’s not fun or easy, then it’s hard, and if it’s hard, then who wants to try?… Read More

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Sukkot: Thoughts On A Jewish Way To Embrace (And Escape!) Nature

By On October 8, 2017

Nature is lovely as long as it's not too nature-y. Sukkot seems in harmony with that notion.… Read More

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An Open Letter To Whole Foods

By On October 3, 2017

We are not a joke. Your ethnicity is not a joke. Your religion is not a joke. Because Yom Kippur isn’t about fasting.… Read More

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What If Every Day Was Yom Kippur?

By On September 27, 2017

But why can't every day with G-d be a chag? A holiday. If G-d is everywhere then why can he only enter the field one month out of the lowly year?… 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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