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OU Women’s Initiative Hosts Training Seminar for Mikvah Professionals

  The Orthodox Union’s Women’s Initiative will be offering its latest session in a series of professional development training programs for mikvah attendants and administrators. The upcoming course, taking place on October 24 and 31, is part of the organization’s continued efforts to address and prepare mikvah professionals for the psycho-social aspects of mikvah attendees’…

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9 Personal Safety Tips for Everyday Life

  By Doug Parisi, Director of Training, SafeDefend We are all so reliant on others to provide a safe and secure environment for us, that we often neglect taking basic steps to protect ourselves.  Those who abdicate their personal responsibility are more likely to have a negative outcome should something bad occur. Here are 9 steps you can…

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Spring, a season of hope

  After a snowy and unseasonably cold couple of weeks, it is good to know that the first day of spring is just around the corner, on March 20. Then, a week later, we will be celebrating the first night of Passover on March 27. It is difficult not to draw some symbolism from these two dates. Spring is…

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Publisher’s Note

This week has been a tough one for the Jews on social media. Anti-Semitism, Israel bashing and political divisiveness are running rampant. Maybe it is just COVID exhaustion and everyone’s nerves being shot, but we have seen a lot more Jewish on Jewish attacks in the last week, both nationally and locally, then we have…

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Bubbies and Grannies Know Best

In 2019, Jewish Life Television launched “Bubbies Know Best,” a dating show with a Jewish twist – where three Jewish grandmothers act as matchmakers, for young and old, straight and gay, Jewish and non-Jewish. With tremendous momentum behind them, aided by national appearances on “Access Hollywood Live,” “Daily Blast Live,” “The Steve Harvey Show,” “Home…