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Interview
Rebbetzin Chana Vigler, co-director of Chabad of Palm Beach Gardens in Florid, joins in on a wonderful discussion on the important role of Jewish women and how the Rebbe's teachings inspire Chabad...
Video Class
The meaning of the morning blessings, how they help us express gratitude and draw down G-dliness into our world.
Parshah
I tried to explain to my friend how people react to grief and mourning differently. Looking back, I wish I could take back my words. In a misguided attempt to make her “feel better” or “fix the...
Meditation
What would be different right now if this was truly that time of redemption? The day, the trip, the company, I imagined, would all be exactly the same. I would choose all these things in a perfect...
The Magazine
Coaching Tips
Which “spiritual strengths” do you or your mentee possess? How can they be utilized to combat a negative trait?
Our Parents
I learned that Judaism has beautiful traditions that comfort and aide us when we’re in pain, and also when we experience joy. I saw up close that it’s possible to live a Jewish life.
Dealing with Challenge
We got the diagnosis on February 23, 2017, at 9 p.m. A new anniversary: before and after knowing your husband has cancer.
Editor's
Desk

Dear Readers,

I was recently asked about a supposedly Jewish “custom” of a girl being slapped across her face by her mother upon getting her first menstrual period. After “reddening” her daughter’s cheeks, the mother blesses her with fertility while warning against extramarital sex. Since she has now reached sexual maturity by “becoming a woman,” the thinking goes, she is taught that...

When in doubt, pause and say this acronym to yourself: WAIT, which stands for: Why Am I Talking? Just as we use the gift of speech for the good, let’s learn to use the gift of silence.
— When Saying Nothing Is the Right Thing to Say
Handy Household Hacks
Roll Your Shirts

Roll T-shirts or tops in your drawers. Rolling them is easy, keeps them neat and does a great job maximizing space.

Smile
Worry

One day, you’ll look back and realize you worried too much about things that don’t really matter.

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