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Who Cares About Chanukah?

By On December 27, 2016

A small thought for each night of Chanukah.… Read More

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Making Latkes Forever

By On December 26, 2016

We need a sense of history so deep it’s more like memory. … Read More

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Last Week, I Fell In Love With A Painting

By On December 20, 2016

It was glorious. … Read More

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Getting Your Story Out of Your Head

By On December 20, 2016

When you tell a story, you need to erase your memory. Start from the beginning. Walk through the steps with your reader.… Read More

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A Lesson On Polarfleece For Chassidim

By On December 19, 2016

Baalei teshuva get reminded of our backgrounds in the most obscure ways. Here's one example that's coming up a lot recently: Chassidim do not understand Polarfleece.… Read More

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The Jewish Courage

By On December 15, 2016

A love letter to Kislev.… Read More

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Yaakov Gets a Sex Change

By On December 15, 2016

How Kabbalah explains the sex lives of the patriarchs.… Read More

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Stop Talking About The Shidduch Crisis

By On December 14, 2016

It doesn't help anyone.… Read More

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Grateful For The Melody

By On December 14, 2016

A redhead Deadhead finds some serious soul. … 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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