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While G‑d’s light might be “hidden” in a tent-like fashion, He has given us an exact prescription for access to His great love by doing actual good deeds.
A Meditation for Yom Kippur
Instead of pretending that today were the last day of your life, what if you were to realize, instead, that it’s the first day of the rest of your life?
Some people never ask for our forgiveness. They don’t show remorse, they don’t seem to care that they’ve hurt us, and they may even demean or belittle us for having been hurt. Why should we forgive...
The Magazine
I was there six days a week for several weeks. No exceptions. It was made quite clear to me that no matter how terrible I felt, I had to have radiation every day.
Growing up, Erev Yom Kippur was a busy day. As the day wore on and the rush began, there were two very important things to do—and they were done every single year, no matter what.

Dear Readers,

Years ago, a young couple spent a few days as guests in my home.

Almost from the time they crossed my threshold, the husband was politely approaching me to ask for things that his wife needed. Could I possibly give him a warmer blanket? A softer pillow? A cold drink. A hot drink. From one moment to the next, his wife needed something to make her more comfortable.

Did I become...

The doctor revealed that the last time he had wrapped tefillin was on his bar mitzvah, more than three decades ago, and gladly agreed to wrap tefillin right then and there. My son now knew without a shadow of doubt exactly why he had to break his finger.
— How a Bicycle Mishap and Broken Finger Led to Tefillin
Handy Household Hacks
Space in Fridge

Leave space around your food in the fridge so that the air can circulate. If you don’t, you can end up with warm spots and cool spots, both of which can lead to spoilage.

Vision & Action

Vision without action is a daydream.

Action without vision is a nightmare.

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