One Simple Word that can Change Your Life

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Remember when you were 1 year old, and you kept on falling down on your ass when you first tried walking?

You don’t?

Well allow me to refresh your memory… because believe it or not, the 1 year old version of yourself is about to teach you a very valuable lesson.

And since he’s 1 year old and doesn’t share your rich vocabulary, he’ll do it with just a single word.

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What Do You Write In a Bar/Bat Mitzvah Card?

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You’re attending a Bar Mitzvah ceremony.

You found the young man or woman a nice Bar Mitzvah gift (or Bat Mitzvah) for their special day… Now the only question remains:

“What do you write in a Bar/Bat Mitzvah card?”

After all, you want to let them know how much they mean to you (and who this gift is from).

There are endless Bar/Bat Mitzvah card messages you can go with…

Want to write a warm & emotional blessing? How about a passage from the Talmud? Or how about a blessing from Yoda?

Lucky for you, you’re about to see some examples like these (and more)…

Feel free to copy the blessing and use it (or share it) as you please on the Bar/Bat Mitzvah card.

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Why Do We Fall?

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We’ve all fallen.

And it hurts…Sometimes a lot…

Whether it’s falling in mitzvoth, breaking up with our girlfriend, getting laid off from our job…

It feels awful, we don’t understand why…

“Why does it have to be so hard?”

“How will I recover from this slump?”

“How can god ever forgive me?”

“What should I do?”

We start by realizing what God expects from us: to get up.

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A Simple & Effective [Box] Breathing Exercise to Reduce Stress

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We all feel stressful at times.

In fact, stress levels in our generation have skyrocketed compared to previous generations.

But in this post I won’t be talking about the reasons and what led to this situation… this topic requires an entire post, or in fact a whole book.

Instead, in this post I’ll give you one simple & extremely effective breathing exercise that has helped many people significantly reduce their stress levels (myself included). Introducing: Box breathing. 

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Homemade Strawberry Jelly Recipe

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Strawberry jelly is a natural fit for many Jewish pastries.

Since we’re DIY fans – it only makes sense that we’ll give you a recipe for making a large batch of homemade strawberry jelly, doesn’t it?

So next time you’re making your Hanukkah Sufganiyot, Purim Oznei Haman (Hamantash) or any other delicious Jewish pastry – make sure to return to this homemade strawberry preserves recipe so you’ll get the credit for entire dish. 

I recommend you print this recipe, bookmark it (and share it) or store it someplace safe – so you’ll be able to return to it when needed.

Let’s get to it.

Note: We’ll be using pectin in our strawberry jam, however it’s completely optional so feel free to leave the pectin out.

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