Is it Me or is it Hot in Here?

Is it Me or is it Hot in Here?

By Jessica Klein Levenbrown I heard another story on the news this morning about menopause. It used to be “the change” was something no one talked about, at least publicly. Now, as baby boomers age, and once again find ourselves at the center of our own...
The Soul of Marriage

The Soul of Marriage

I often have the feeling as I go through the twenty-four hours of the day that man is becoming more and more two-dimensional, going through the motions of life and calling it living. The days melt into weeks and the weeks into months, but one does not seem to find...
Immersed in Love

Immersed in Love

Rabbi Yitzchak Schochet reflects on how to keep a marriage alive. Rodney Dangerfield once said: “My wife and I had 25 wonderful years — then we met.” One of the great challenges of married life is the notion that familiarity breeds contempt. While things may be bliss...
The Art of Transition

The Art of Transition

Mikvah. The Jewish ritual bath. Two complimentary reasons emerge when contemplating the various times we are instructed to go to Mikvah, the Jewish ritual bath. The Torah prescribes going to the mikvah in order to become ritually pure after a temporary state of ritual...