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Jewish Guilt? Yom Kippur Misconceptions and Elul

Yom Kippur, my favourite holiday!  I wanted to make video about Elul before doing on about Yom Kippur, but then I was shown how many misconceptions there are about Yom Kippur and what we are striving for that MUST be cleared up first!  So happy to share with you my excitement for this incredible holiday …

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Gila Manolson’s New Book – Must Read!!!

Does everyone here remember the refreshingly honest interview that I posted with Gila Manolson last year??  If you haven’t read it, read it NOW – I often reread it when I want to be inspired!! There are many aspects of Judaism that everyone finds intriguing – but nothing quite as much as the concept of …

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Interview with Gila Manolson

I am honored to share with you an interview that I was able to do with Gila Manolson.  I had known about this woman long before I met her in person; Her book about the depth of physical touch was passed on to me by a friend, and after reading the whole thing in one …

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This Past Weekend…

Something happened to me over Tu B’Shvat this weekend that I want to share.  I would love to hear if you have had similar experiences and/or if you have any feedback for me.  This is not your usual “harmony & synergy” video.  No inspiring conclusions, no exciting ideas… just something that I am dealing with …

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Guide to an Orthodox Jewish Wedding

I am honoured that I was asked to contribute a piece to a beautiful wedding site!  Rachel Cravit, the owner of the site, is a superb writer, and someone that I am also lucky to call a friend.  I hope you enjoy it pass on to wedding invitees that might want the lowdown beforehand.  Here …

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My cousin!

I have always wanted to showcase other women wearing headscarves on this website, and I have also wanted to start a series of posts talking about specific people who inspire me. Well, this posts covers both –> meet my cousin, Steph, who is both beautiful and brave!

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Hanukah Thoughts!

Here are some of my thoughts about this holiday and what it means to us as Jews living in today’s world.  (Also food for thought to those who don’t celebrate.)  Let me know what you think and chag sameach, world! Click –> HERE <– to watch

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10 INSPIRATIONAL IDEAS… just in time for Shabbat :)

Here are the latest tichel styles I have been experimenting with and wanted to share with you.  Enjoy! Click HERE to see all ten.

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Three NEW Tichel Videos!

Here are three new tichel videos discussing vastly different topics!  Glasses, Detailed Basic Ties, and the Saris Scarf! Click on the following pages to check out the new videos! –> Tichel Tying for Glasses Wearers –-> Detailed Tutorial on Basic Square Scarf Ties (for beginners and those that need a review!) –> How To Wear …

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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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