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October 18, 2018

Excerpt from Sarah Chana Radcliffe's Parenting facebook page

Your children can learn how to speak to themselves from hearing the way YOU speak to yourself. For example, if you insult yourself, put yourself down or otherwise speak out loud about your shortcomings ("I'm n...

October 18, 2018

Excerpt from MC Tamara Victor's opening remarks at Spa Day 2018

Every Sunday, the Rebbe would stand for many, many hours giving blessings and encouragement to the thousands of people from all walks of life who came to meet him. Someone once asked the Rebbe: Aren’t you t...

October 18, 2018

by Nikki B.

I'm probably the least religious looking person you've ever seen. I just don't look like the mikvah-going-type. Far from it.

But to the mikvah I go regularly and I'm probably more committed to mikvah than almost anything else I can think of.

So why do I go?

Bec...

October 18, 2018

Adapted from Richard Sutton's talk at Spa Day 2018

No doubt about it: stress is a crisis that is affecting productivity and health worldwide. But women can change this landscape and completely turn it on its head by simply tuning into their intrinsic nature. How so?

Oxyt...

October 18, 2018

Modelling spiritual behaviour for kids is essential.

Equally important is NARRATING what it is that we are modelling.

So pray. But also explain: "I'm taking a few moments now to thank Hashem for the gift of having you in my life..." 
And give Tzedakah. But also joyously...

October 18, 2018

"Cheshvan" begins with letters that spell "chash" - "silent". No chagim, ceremonies, special foods or rituals. It's quiet. And silence is golden. Now's the time to take inspiration from the High Holidays and implement positive actions into every-day life.

"For everythin...

August 13, 2017

Waiting for the blessing of children can be heart-wrenching: The waves of hope followed by despair, the toil it takes on a marriage, the challenges with self-image and self-esteem...

In responding to this extremely challenging time in life, many woman have found hope in...

August 13, 2017

I was waiting in line to pay. In front of me was a man with his four kids. The kids were loud, whiny and wild. Now I have kids of my own and I know how kids can be, but this was really out of control. What a foolish man, I thought to myself, and what a disgrace. Why’d...

August 13, 2017

By Adela Renna
 

Over the past fifteen years of moving all over the world with my American diplomat husband, our career has taken us often to places where life is not easy. Whether in Slovakia, The Gambia, Armenia, Congo or Botswana, the most challenging mitzvah to keep...

August 13, 2017

'I feel like I am entering a new chapter in my life', expressed Sarah, as she began counting the days towards her Mikvah immersion. Sarah has been married for over 15 years and has never before immersed in a Mikvah. Moved to grow her relationship with Hashem and add a...

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