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How You Feeling?

By Rabbi Avram Mlotek
How are you? Three simple words used countlessly in our daily conversations. When do we feel comfortable enough, though, to reply, honestly? When do we have the time? And whom do we trust with our...  more

The Joy of Clutter

By Anna Levine
I am invincible! I am woman! Hear me roar as I chuck, heave, and unclutter my life, determined to make space—for what, I’m not sure.    more

Creating a Happiness Practice

By Mike Tannebaum
When our culture is filled with messages that tell us we must be happy and to find a quick fix to deal with negative emotions, it can be difficult to work on cultivating genuine happiness. During...  more

Sometimes Happiness Takes Its Time

By Hila Ratzabi
As I push the stroller along the bumpy paved path of the local park, I feel rare sunlight on my face after a long winter. The season seems to be hinting at changing, while the cold breeze reminds me...  more

Building a Sanctuary of Inclusion

By Lauren Tuchman
Before going into a complex description of the building of the mishkan, the portable sanctuary in the desert, God instructs Moses to tell the Children of Israel to build a sanctuary so that God can...  more

Are You a Gatekeeper?

By Shelly Christensen
Fourteen years ago I accompanied Stephanie to meet with the rabbi of one of the synagogues in my hometown of Minneapolis. It was a unique experience for Stephanie, who lives with cerebral palsy and...  more

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