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Celebrate Chanukah – Kislev 5781

Find out all about Chanuka

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8 Lessons I Learned From My Friend, Rivky Berman – Elul 5780

During the 29 years that Rivky (Deren) Berman lived with Bloom syndrome, she inspired those who knew her (and even those who did not) with her zest for life, deep faith and positive attitude. Even though she passed away in June of 2016, her legacy of joy and love live on.

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What I Learned From My Husband’s Final Illness – Elul 5780

It was devastating to watch as the cruelty of the mental illness began to steal his independence and the identity that he had established for himself. What was it that G‑d expected from me as we became engulfed by the darkness that seemed to control our lives?

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How One Small Mitzvah Turned My Life Around – Elul 5780

As a single mother, my life has not been easy. But raising my daughter Jessica was like walking through a sun-drenched park; she was blessed with many gifts. Brilliant, beautiful, athletic, a talented dancer, Jess was destined to achieve great things in life. She had two goals: joining the U.S. Marine Corps and hospitality management.

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Life’s Only Disability: A Bad Attitude – Av 5780

A powerful message from a Jewish Baltimore Ravens fan.

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The 15th of Av: Love and Rebirth – Av 5780

An overview of the joyous day of the fifteenth of Av, its inner meaning and significance.

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The Nine Days – Laws and Customs – Av 5780

Heightened mourning, uplifting visions and rejoicing with mitzvot

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Resources for the Month of Av – Av 5780

Notable dates in Av, the meaning of the name Av, the month of Av according to Sefer Yetzirah
and more...

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Saadya Ehrenpreis: A Man With Down Syndrome and a College Dream – Av 5780

A tribute to the beloved New Yorker who defied expectations.

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How the Impossible Dream of a Chinese Girl Turned Jewish Came True – Av 5780

The amazing story of how a 15 year old girl from northern China becomes Jewish...

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