© 2016 by Goldie Simpson

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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?

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August 13, 2017

What do women in our community say about mikvah?

Excerpts from interviews – view the clips at www.greatmikvah.com

“I didn’t go the mikvah to make an exchange or to bargain with G-d. I had a flame that I wanted to rekindle. The atmosphere at the mikvah was calm and beauti...

August 13, 2017

Why do young bat-mitzvah girls from across the city visit our mikvah every year? Not for immersion, nor for a talk on the intricate details of Family-Sanctity. Rather, these girls participate in a unique program for Moms and daughters - a session of empowerment discuss...

March 9, 2017

"Through the mouths of children and babes You have shown Your power to the oppressors." (Psalms 8:3)

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The news was catastrophic. A nation at risk of total annihilation. What to do? How to respond?

First, Mordechai considered his network of connections. He sent word t...

March 9, 2017

Your nation is in trouble. There seems to be no hope. Go speak with King Achashverosh on your nation’s behalf, “for who knows whether it is for this very reason that you were chosen to be the queen?” (Megillat Esther 4:14)

But Esther was afraid. She was risking so much....

March 7, 2016

Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren’t always comfortable, but they’re never weakness. 
- Brene Brown

 

She had everything a girl could want. She lived in a palace with the most powerful ruler and she knew she had his heart. She...

October 1, 2014

The Holy of Holies is the place where heaven meets earth. It is where the Divine Presence shines unconcealed. This is the place where we can meet G-d. On Yom Kippur (holiest day of the year), the High Priest (holiest person) would enter the Holy of Holies (the holiest...

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 9, 2013

By Goldie Simpson

 

Rivka was a young mother. Like you and me she cared for her young children. Like you and me she sought a productive and meaningful life. Unlike you and me she chose to live in India, far from family and friends, far from anything modern and fashionabl...

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