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Shemoneh Esrei 30: And As for Me, Closeness with Hashem Is Good

Bareich aleinu, Hashem Elokeinu, es ha’shanah ha’zos…u’vareich sh’naseinu ka’shanim ha’tovos Bless on our behalf – O Hashem, our G-d – this year and all its...

NORPAC’s Mission To Washington

A few days ago, on Wednesday, May 18, I had the opportunity to join about 1,050 citizen advocates on NORPAC’s annual mission to Washington,...

This Week in History May 22-28

The famous saying, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it,” is certainly a powerful and important one.  However, learning from...

Something To Learn From The Enemy

Last week, Israel held its annual “Israel Prize” ceremony.  It is a very emotional ceremony, with prizes awarded to distinguished individuals in all fields....

Do We Appreciate The Miracles?

One of my favorite places to visit is an ancient wall in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem with a playground...

Emor: When I Feel Alone

You shall not desecrate My holy Name; I shall be sanctified among the Children of Israel; I am Hashem Who sanctifies you, Who took you...

Mitzvah Morning at The Young Israel of Jamaica Estates Reaches New Heights With a...

The wonderful Mitzvah Morning Program at Jamaica Estates recently received a special thank you letter from the US Air Force.  It is clear from...

Caring For Your Child’s Hair Part III

Myth: With older children, it’s as simple as letting them take care of their own hair. Truth: You need to make sure they know how...

Natural Beauty Alternatives

Do you still have lots of leftover apple cider vinegar in the Pesach pantry?  Amazingly, this kitchen item can act as a remedy for...

The Gifts Of Imperfection: Your Guide To A Wholehearted Life By Brene Brown

This book will help you: Manage shameful feelings about not being good enough Identify and remove obstacles to living authentically The Gifts of Imperfection is...