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Rabbis Need to Be Careful When Dispensing Advice

Rabbis Need to Be Careful When Dispensing Advice

I am sure my long time readers remember the immigration hell I went through after I married the KoD. Things were really bad at the time, and we were getting no answers from the immigration…

Too Much Connectivity

Too Much Connectivity

Last night I attended an event at The J Soho – the guest speaker was Allison Josephs, of Jew in the City fame. Allison and I have met several times over the past few years,…

Spirituality and Religion

Spirituality and Religion

I identify as a Jewish Woman. Not just a woman, not just a Jew. Equal parts both. Take one or the other away and you won’t have an accurate representation of who or what I…

Turning 40

Turning 40

I am turning 40 according to the Gregorian calendar next weekend. Flowers, chocolate and jewellery are all appreciated . It’s always seemed like a watershed moment in my life – a definitive age at which…

I’ve Been Tagged!

I’ve Been Tagged!

Aliza Worthington whom I worship a ton (see what I did there?) tagged me in her post: It Goes to 11. So now, because I have been tagged I have to post rules and answer…

Letting Go

Letting Go

When you first hold your baby there’s a multitude of feelings that flow through you – exhaustion, love, awe, a tremendous sense of responsibility, even fear. What no one can prepare you for is when…

Just a reminder!

Just a reminder!

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Me First!

Me First!

New Year, new attitude. Let’s see if we can do this. I need to start putting myself on my priority list. I need to do things to take care of ME so that I can…

Abuse in the Yeshiva System

Abuse in the Yeshiva System

This story Surviving Bais Mikroh happened in a yeshiva in Monsey, where I live. I personally cannot vouch for the veracity of this story, but having heard many similar stories about this and other yeshivot –…

Don’t Forget These Fasting Tips

Tips to Ensure an Easier Fast. [Originally posted in 2009] Gmar Chatimah Tovah!

Shanah Tovah!

A Year Ago Today

A year ago today I was in abject pain and misery, with a left arm and leg that didn’t want to work properly and a neck that screamed in agony. A year ago today I…