20+ Hilarious Purim Costume Ideas for Kids & Adults (2018)

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You think Halloween is cool?

Give me a break…

Purim (aka “the Jewish Halloween”) is WAY cooler than Halloween! 

Especially if your kids capture everyone’s attention with a unique Purim costume that makes everyone else’s costume look like a joke.

And that’s exactly what this article is for – to make sure the kids dress up as their favorite characters and have a blast this Purim.

What about the adults? I’m not letting you off the hook that easily… We’ll make sure you suit up properly for Purim and set an example for the little ones.

After all, adults are just kids, only taller.

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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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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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20+ Best Rosh Hashanah Gift Ideas for the Jewish New Year (2018)

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Another year has passed… can you believe it?

It seems like last year’s Rosh Hashanah was just yesterday, yet here it comes again.

Now that it’s here, what do you say we start off the Jewish new year on the right foot?

How?

By getting our friends & loved ones the best Rosh Hashanah gifts of course!

And what gifts do you give for Rosh Hashanah?

Wouldn’t you like to know… Well, you’re about to find out…

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How to Comfort a Grieving Friend Who Lost a Loved One

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Comforting a mourner is one of the most important Mitzvahs in the Torah. So important in fact, that King Solomon famously said:

“It is better to go to a house of mourning than to go to a house of feasting, for that is the end of every man, and the living shall lay it to his heart.” (Ecclesiastes 7, 2)

However, comforting a grieving friend can sometimes feel awkward or even embarrassing.

…“What do I say?”

…“What do I do?”

…“What If I say something out of place?”

Those are all legitimate worries, all of which can be addressed by understanding the mourner’s frame of mind and being thoughtful to his grief.

Trust me, it’s worth understanding these basic “rules”, rather than avoiding confronting your grieving friend – which is the worst thing you can do.

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