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Quote of the Day

“At the very beginning of Genesis, Adam does not identify himself as “ish,” man, until after he sees and identifies Eve as “isha,” woman. Adam becomes aware of himself through acknowledging Eve. At our best this is what men and … Continue reading

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Interfaith Marriages Rising … and Failing Fast

The debate still rages across the Jewish world, and especially within Messianic Jewish circles, over the issue of intermarriage. Recent studies have placed the intermarriage rate within the Jewish community well over the 50% mark. And the numbers are even … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

Taking out the Trash A husband and wife once came to see the renowned Rabbi Gifter, the Rosh Yeshiva of Telz Yeshiva in Cleveland. The wife had a complaint. “Rabbi,” she said, “I work around the house all day and … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“Whether one opposes or supports gay marriage, one thing is certain: The heterosexual divorce rate is more than 50 percent, and it has been so well before gay rights ever came to the fore in this country. Sure, we can … Continue reading

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Getting Hitched

Two short months ago, we enjoyed the happiest day of our lives when we were joined together under a huppah.  Given that Joshua is a rabbi and all, we took the process of preparing for our huppah pretty seriously.  In … Continue reading

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Patti Stanger debates Shmuley Boteach

So I’m kind of a huge fan of Bravo’s “The Millionaire Matchmaker.”  Patti Stanger, the show’s star, somehow represents for me the ideal LA Jewish woman.  It’s probably because she’s NOT from LA that I love her so much.  She’s … Continue reading

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