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Family Features — Spring means it's time to start sprucing up your home and garden with a little TLC inside and out. If you're unsure where to begin, consider these tips: Make function a … more
I found an article that really spoke to me at called “Making Our Home a Sanctuary,” by psychiatrist Yetta Krinsky.  Dr. Krinsky wrote about the concept of sanctuary in … more
Around 2005, when I was working as a college recruiter for Yeshiva University, most of the high school seniors I interviewed were planning to take a gap year to study in Israel. I usually asked them … more
Owning a home provides you with much more than a roof over your head. Your home is a versatile asset, a kind of financial Swiss Army knife that can be used to help fund a college education or to pay … more
(StatePoint) – You may not think about it often, but wild birds use your lawn as a rest stop and place to call home. As you spruce up your lawn and garden, there are simple steps you can … more
I did some research on the benefits of gardening, and it turns out that there are many. Gardening can improve your mood by increasing levels of serotonin and dopamine, hormones that make us … more
At Bar Ilan University, I learned a conflict resolution exercise that I have since used in group settings. You start by picking a divisive topic. The participants gather on different sides of the … more
As I write this, my view out the window is of a fresh blanket of snow sparkling across my yard. The very idea of gardening feels so far away, eclipsed by my knowledge that I still have plenty of … more
“The Jewish Garden” is a concept and article by Rabbi Dov Lev on In it, he talks about appreciating God through nature and how the plant kingdom is a path to God. He … more
“It is what it is.” You probably hear that a lot — I certainly do. All at once, the phrase means basically nothing and speaks volumes about our willingness to accept the status … more
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