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A video from Israel: Ideology and Hope During Conflict

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Let’s Learn!

  “Who is wise?  He who learns from all others.” (Pirkei Avot, 4:1) This is an absolutely groundbreaking concept  and for a long time I have been yearning to take it further.  I came up with an exercise, which I am going to try for the next week and I would like to invite you …

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Current Events

As a somewhat public figure representing observant Judaism, you may wonder about my thoughts on the current war that is happening.  Usually when I can’t find true insight or answers, I don’t write, and that is the case right now.  However, I know that my silence may convey something that is not in keeping with …

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MORE Shomer Negiah!

This seems to be a hot topic, so here is a follow-up video about shomer negiah (guarding one’s touch with the opposite sex).  The first video, made a few weeks ago, is for those that aren’t ready yet to take on this concept.  This new video (below the first one on the page) is for …

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What Do Others Say About Tichels?!

Dear Andrea, “… is it professional?…” “… how does it affect…”  “… are people accepting of…” “… what does your community think?…” These are some sections of the emails that I’ve been receiving lately.  It seems that ladies are ready to start wearing tichels, but are curious/worried about how others are going to react.  Here is a …

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A New Year!

Rosh Hashana (lit. head of the year) is often referred to as the ‘Jewish New Year’, but if you look at the Jewish Calendar, you’ll notice that it is celebrated on the seventh month of our year… why is this? On this day, we are not commemorating the creation of the Jews. Instead, we are …

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How to Store Your Scarves/Tichels/Accessories

Take your tichel collection from disorganized to beautiful!  Here are some *STORAGE IDEAS* that I use and other ladies recommend, with the pros and cons of each option listed. How do YOU store your tichels?

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A part of the story that many don’t know… until now!

This is a huge chunk of my story that many might not be aware of. Beyond that, I have also written lots of important realizations, and facts about conversion that you probably haven’t heard before. Read –> A Fork In The Road?

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New Ideas (Cast Your Vote!)

Vayehi Internet (and there was internet!) Hello everyone!  These are four new exciting tying ideas that I’ve been experimenting with.  I love them all so much that I can’t decide which one to make a video tutorial of.  Which one would you like me do first?  Cast your vote! #1 – Shabbat Formal: #2 – …

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Chicago, farewell!!

My husband and I are leaving Chicago and heading to Jerusalem for the summer, with a quick stop in NYC for a wedding.  I can’t even begin to convey how excited I am to be going back to eretz hakodesh.  To experience the intensity, the smells and tastes, the shechina… to feast my eyes on …

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