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Extinguishing the Flames of Resentment

Sarah Chana Radcliffe M.ED., C.PSYCH.ASSOC.

Your best friend betrayed you, and you can’t bring yourself to talk to her. Or maybe you still hear the stinging words of your sister years later — or your father, your daughter-in-law, your husband. Those closest to us have the ability to hurt us more than anyone else. But by withholding forgiveness, we risk harming ourselves even more. Learn why — and how — to let go and finally heal.

 

Zeideh Made Me Who I Am Today

C.B. Gavant

He was known to the world as one of the mussar giants of the past century. But to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Rav Elya Lopian was Zeideh. They share their memories of Yamim Noraim in the presence of greatness

 

Fundamental Faith

Miriam Kosman

No one wants to be alone. But living with other people is not always easy. The built-in problem with relationships is our knee-jerk resistance to acknowledging that there is someone out there other than me. Hashem placed woman opposite man because the prerequisite to relationships is that there be an “other” we face — who is not me.



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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without