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December 10, 2013

To realize the value of one year, ask a student who failed a grade. 

To realize the value of one month, ask a mother who gave birth to a premature baby. 
To realize the value of one week, ask the editor of a weekly newspaper. 
To realize the value of one hour, ask the l...

December 10, 2013

By Shirley Norman

 

So Pesach is over and you're feeling bloated and uncomfortable. All that refined white flour has clogged your system and you’re downright constipated. Never fear! There are ways of managing this distressing problem: First and foremost my formidable Br...

December 10, 2013

By Dorianne Weil ‘Dr D’

 

Over Pesach we have reflected and celebrated our freedom. Freedom from bondage and slavery. Freedom from oppression and control. Have you ever considered that at times we inadvertently become slaves to our own thoughts, feelings, self imposed li...

December 10, 2013

She is said to be one of the most exquisitely beautiful women of all times. In fact her name was ‘Princess’ and her beauty was obviously important. She was Sarah, foremother of our nation! But can you be attractive and not vain; striking, yet still pure and holy? And a...

December 10, 2013

By Sarah Newstead

I went to the Mikvah for the first time 18 months ago as a bride and since then I have truly appreciated my monthly immersion as it renews and reignites that excitement from the first time I went. The Mikvahgives me time to really reflect on myself, my...

December 10, 2013

 

(Each year we count the days leading up to the Receiving of the Torah - - and to partaking in an array of mouth-watering dairy foods. While dairy foods are highlighted on Shavuot, dairy products deserve out attention all year round! )

 

We are all well aware that childr...

December 10, 2013

 

By Lorian Phillips

 

Many of us grew up in an age where our parents emphasized being polite, putting others’ feelings first, and being obedient without questioning. While this is important for a civilized society to function, it also has many drawbacks. Kids brought up...

December 10, 2013

The inmates were playing cards, an activity strictly forbidden in prison. Sooner or later the guards would see the forbidden game and the prisoners would be punished. Indeed the guards were told of the game and came to inspect the cell, but they found nothing. As soon...

December 10, 2013

By Sara Esther Crispe

 

So I finally gave in and saw a nutritionist. I had been doing everything right (or so I thought), and the scale just wouldn’t move. The answer? Remarkably simple. Remarkably obvious. Remarkably overlooked. I wasn’t drinking enough water. She expla...

December 10, 2013

By Etta Goldman

 

Shalom Bayit occurs when a couple enjoys a relationship based on kindness, gentleness, mutual respect, compassion, and understanding – all of which contribute to a loving relationship. “OK that’s the theory, but how do you get there?” is a question coup...

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