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It’s hard to wake up in the morning feeling spiritual. We need to get ourselves into the mode.
A Timeless Metaphor
Culled from the span of Jewish history, from the Talmudic era to pre-war Europe
When we understand that everything is a gift, then we escape the trap of an entitlement mentality.
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The Magazine
We often say, “I don’t have enough time/money/energy” for that. Whatever that is. But that’s a misleading thought.
A Lesson From Parshat Vayeitzei
He suddenly said he wanted to talk. I had butterflies in my stomach. This was the moment I had longed for.
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Dear Reader,

Did you notice that the days are getting shorter and the nights darker and colder? The winter season and the shortest daytime hours is already, or will soon be, upon us.

In this week’s Torah portion, we are introduced to two of our matriarchs, the sisters Rachel and Leah.

Rachel is a beautiful woman, the woman whom our patriarch Yaakov instantly loves. She is described as...

While we are changing our place, we are not necessarily being changed or changing ourselves. In contrast, while ascending or descending on a ladder, we change our altitude incrementally. Our vantage point either broadens as we ascend or constricts as we descend.
— What Does Jacob’s Ladder Symbolize?
Handy Household Hacks
Underarm Stains

You can remove underarm sweat stains by spraying lemon juice on the area before washing the shirts.

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Honesty

If you add to the truth, you subtract from it.

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