About the Author

Lauren Shapiro

Lauren Shapiro has a Bachelors Degree in English and Journalism and a Masters Degree in Creative Writing. In the mornings she is Director of the KwaZulu-Natal Zionist Council in Durban, South Africa. Her afternoons are spent in the sandpit with her two beautiful boys (ken-ein-hora) while her husband cooks dinner, bless him.

One of Those Days

God has a good sense of humor. I was the butt of one of His jokes.

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The power of the Havdallah candle.

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