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When the Rabbi’s Wife is Diagnosed With Cancer

4 weeks ago

One year ago this past September, I stood before my congregation at Beth El in Durham, NC and tried to teach. But my heart was with my wife Jennifer at home. I cannot speak for Jennifer – ever 🙂 but…

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Don’t Sweat It: Living With Hyperhidrosis

1 month ago

You’ve worked up a good sweat after a workout or a hike on a hot summer day. In most cases, sweat is a completely normal bodily function designed to cool a person down after physical exertion. But have you ever…

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Vlog #14: “Lost Footage of Chanukah Party Found”!

2 months ago

Sure, you know Mayim Bialik from her work on “The Big Bang Theory” and “Blossom.” But here’s Mayim as you’ve never seen her before… This silly sitcom’s special holiday episode has everything: Mayim A “wild card” of a guest who must leave…

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Kwanzaa 101: Your User-Friendly Guide

2 months ago

[Photo: from a trip that the author (top right) took with her friends to Kumasi, Ghana, to connect with her roots and learn more about Ghanaian culture and history] Most people in the United States are most likely familiar with…