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A Practical Guide to Paying a Shiva Call

By Lori Palatnik When one pays a shiva call, the focus is on comforting the mourners in their time of greatest grief. Traditionally, one enters the shiva house quietly with a small knock so as not to startle those inside. No one needs to greet visitors; they simply enter on their own. Food or drinks […]

In the Eye of the Beholder?

by Akiva of Mystical Paths Recently I had a humorous post up on my blog about an interesting morning at the (mens) mikvah. For those who don’t regularly utilize a mens mikvah, let me say that the conditions are (often) equivalent to a busy gym locker room. I was somewhat taken to task for putting […]

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