The Last Time I Saw My Friend
Elul 16, 5772 · September 3, 2012
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By Aviva Ravel
I had written the quote on its own page, for I must have intrinsically felt its importance. It read: "There is nothing so whole as a broken heart..."

By Sara Esther Crispe
When life seems to have no meaning
She says that she is running on empty. She says that there is vast, useless space inside of her. She looks the same on the outside. But things are subtly falling apart. She is bored literally to tears even though her schedule is full. She can't find meaning despite the rituals and beliefs that frame her days. She doesn't want to do anything, but she does everything anyway. She can't figure out where she went wrong when she was playing by all the rules . . .

By Sara Debbie Gutfreund

She is sleeping but

Not too many, feed
Her spoons of mashed
Food and vitamins
Bring her close for warmth

By Saleet Malin

Parshat Ki Tavo
Naomi is married to a very busy, goal-oriented individual. She often laments how due to his overloaded schedule, they rarely spend quality time with each other...

By Chana Weisberg
Round challahs are most traditionally used for the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah....

By Tamar Ansh
Parshat Ki Tavo
A culture of emotional comatoseness and lethargy plagued Jewish living, until the Baal Shem Tov inspired a mass "re-Jew-venation."

By Rochel Holzkenner
As Jewish communities worldwide mark thirty days ("shloshim") since his passing,
 this Torah email is dedicated in loving memory of the legendary Mr. Sami Rohr
whose wisdom and philanthropyy
catalyzed Jewish communal transformation worldwide.

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