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On Prayer
By joining forces, prayer won’t be fractured.
The Four Kinds
A Sukkot Lesson
Time In Thought
A Metaphorical Journey Into Pleasure and Acceptance
Essay
What is our responsibility toward the environment? To what lengths must we go to protect open spaces or endangered species? And are we at fault for natural disasters?
The Magazine
Life Lessons
Over the last many months, so many of the things that we thought we needed to connect to G‑d and spirituality haven’t been possible.
Stories of Return
The table was crowded with people I wouldn’t expect to see at a Chassidic gathering.
Jewish Women You Should Know
The constellation of Chassidic heroes is crowded with great men. Less well known are the great women, whose influence has rarely been documented.
Meat and rice, rolled up in cabbage and cooked in a decadent sauce - a Simchat Torah classic. With step-by-step photo instructions.
Editor's
Desk

Dear Readers,

“I love spending time with you. I wish we could always just spend time together.”

Which wife doesn’t enjoy hearing those loving words? Who doesn’t want their spouse to want to be together with them, enjoying their company?

And yet, in reality, it would be unrealistic to spend all of our time together. In the real world, each of us has jobs and responsibilities; we need to...

What I knew about Simchat Torah was limited to a lithograph that hung in my childhood home. The Chassids, drawn in pen and ink, were dancing in a circle, coattails flying, heads thrown back in ecstasy, long beards mopping the air. Here in Tokyo, that lithograph had come to life.
— How Simchat Torah in Tokyo Touched My Faith
Handy Household Hacks
No Need to Dust

To catch grease and cooking residue, put a layer of wax paper on the top of your kitchen cabinets. No need to dust or clean; just remove the wax paper and throw away.

Smile
Sign on Fridge

Wouldn’t it be great if we could put ourselves in the dryer for 10 minutes, and come out wrinkle-free and three sizes smaller?

Shabbat
Candle Lighting Times
Parshat Vezot Hab'rachah
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