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Elana Mizrahi

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Originally from northern California and a Stanford University graduate, Elana Mizrahi now lives in Jerusalem with her husband and children. She is a doula, massage therapist, writer, and author of Dancing Through Life, a book for Jewish women. She also teaches Jewish marriage classes for brides.
Why on this night—this night of redemption and freedom and hope, a night of protection and faith—why on this night do we have to bring up all that painful part of our past? Can’t we just talk about the good, be happy and move on?
Accept your emotions instead of fighting them or ignoring them. Instead of trying to dismiss the challenge, nurture yourself, treat yourself and get help as you go through the process. Do whatever you can to make it easier, but don’t deny the difficulty o...
When you get used to something, after a while you take it for granted. You don’t see the blessing in it or value it as much. It becomes less endearing
What is that smell I love . . . the smell that cries out to my soul? It’s the smell of Shabbat cooking, whether it’s matzah-ball soup or Moroccan fish, cholent, t’fina or kibbe hamda. It’s that smell of something special and familiar. The smell of Shabbat...
We don’t do anything wrong, but we worry, we’re afraid, we’re anxious—and that in itself holds us prisoner and holds us back. What’s our mission?
My eldest son finishes school at 5 o’clock in the afternoon. After a half-hour bus ride, he usually comes home at about 5:40. On this particular day, I looked up at the clock and noticed it was 5:50. “There’s probably traffic,” I said to myself. At 5:53, ...
It’s not the first time I hear this, and it probably won’t be the last. The woman sitting before me is so afraid of having a baby. I watch her face and try to decipher the source of the tension from what I see on her body.
It was such a treat for me. And it came out of the blue, making it that much more precious. I opened my email and saw a message from a divorced grandmother we know who comes to us from time to time for a Shabbat meal. Elana, I was so exhausted today, and ...
The trait of a good eye is not just about seeing others with a good eye, but about seeing life in general with a good eye.
It’s a balancing act of holding on and letting go. A balancing act of loving your child so much that you encircle him with love and affection, and that you love him so much you make yourself flexible and let go.
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