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How to Forgive Ourselves

I'm having difficulty coming to terms with a lot of my past life choices and mistakes. I'm so far behind where I feel I should be in life and blame myself for my poor choices which so set me back. What should I do about this?

Aliyah Difficulties

We recently moved to Israel, fulfilling a life dream, but so many things have gone wrong since we arrived. I’m hoping the worst of our issues have been settled by now, but I’m bothered on a more fundamental level. Doesn’t God want us back? Why does He seem to purposely make things difficult when we are only trying to fulfill His will?

Being a Black, Jewish Woman: A Blessing and a Curse

I define myself as a Black Jewish woman. Which of those words most reflects who I am depends on the day.

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