Rabbi YY Jacobson: Quarantine as an Opportunity to Uplift Home and Family (6-Minute Corona Video)

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Belzer Dayan: Keep Pesach Cleaning to the Absolute Minimum this Year

Belzer Dayan: Keep Pesach Cleaning to the Absolute Minimum this Year

This week, on the official phoneline of the Belzer Chassidus, Belzer Dayan Rabbi Shlomo Binet instructed families to keep Pesach cleaning to an absolute minimum this year. Here are his exact words (the original Hebrew included below): During a year like this, one should add no stringencies and clean only one cabinet for kosher-for-Pesach foods. […]

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Ido, Can Mommy Kiss You? (30-Second Adorable Video)

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The Chinese Tourists Keeping Me Calm Right Now (1-Minute COVID-19 Peptalk)

The Chinese Tourists Keeping Me Calm Right Now (1-Minute COVID-19 Peptalk)

This past Thursday night, after I heard Prime Minister Netanyahu address the nation about the catastrophic threat COVID-19 poses to Israel and the world, I felt frantic for a few hours. And I thought that for the next while I would not be able to sleep at night. But then I reminded myself, “Think good, […]

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Maia’s Wedding Was Just Cancelled Because of Pandemic: Please Send her a Mazal Tov!

Maia’s Wedding Was Just Cancelled Because of Pandemic: Please Send her a Mazal Tov!

I just found out that my daughter’s best friend Maia and her fiance, Avidan, have had to cancel the wedding they planned for next Sunday with 450 guests, the first child’s wedding for both families. Instead, since gatherings of over 10 people have been banned, 22-year-olds Maia and Avidan will be getting married this Friday […]

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My 24th Anniversary Sea Glass

My 24th Anniversary Sea Glass

Josh and I just got back from an overnight trip to Tel Aviv to celebrate our 24th anniversary. Early this morning, I went on my own to the beach to daven, and I noticed these pieces of sea glass. At the entrance to the beach, I’d seen signs announcing that it’s strictly prohibited to bring […]

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