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Phyllis Rodriguez and Aicha el-Wafi have a powerful friendship born of unthinkable loss. Rodriguez' son was killed in the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2001; el-Wafi's son Zacarias Moussaoui was convicted of a role in those attacks and is serving a life sentence. In hoping to find peace, these two moms have come to understand and respect one another.

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Torah Class of the Week!

Rabbi Michael Taubes

Online Torah For Jewish Baby BoomersParshas Ki Seitzei: Mourning & The Extended Family

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Rabbi Shlomo Einhorn

Online Torah For Jewish Baby BoomersBurying Your Head In The Elul Sand

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Life After Apology

Life After Apology   It's important to know how to apologize, but it's not a magic wand.   Judaism teaches us that Rosh

How To Make A Digital Estate Plan

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The 3 Most Important Steps To Personal Change

The 3 Most Important Steps To Lasting Personal Change    If you want to change your life, you have to be smart about it. Read

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Life After Apology   It's important to know how to apologize, but it's not a magic wand.   Judaism teaches us that Rosh

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Jewish Baby BoomerThe 3 Most Important Steps To Lasting Personal Change

If you want to change your life, you have to be smart about it. Read our 3 key tips to making lasting personal change in your life.

The truth is that personal change doesn’t have to be scary, but we do have to be smart about it. The three most important tricks to making lasting change in your life are to make it temporary, keep it small, and be specific.

1. Make It Small
The most effective personal change happens slowly and over time. Too often, when we think about changing some part of ourselves we think too large. We want to never lose our temper, to always be on time, to always be mindful. But the huge scale of our good intentions puts us off and we turn away without even beginning. Too often we mock small changes as not worth it, but that’s just one of the many ways that we sabotage ourselves. Being on time for one appointment a week is the keystone to improved punctuality across our life. Giving one compliment a day to our child is the gateway to an improved relationship. Taking five minutes to think quietly about our goals for the day leads us to a more mindful and calmer lifestyle.

The baby boomer lifestyle guru Margaret Manning tells about her decision many years ago to reduce the amount of sugar she put in her tea. She did it grain by grain; taking her usual two spoons of sugar, and then shaking a tiny bit, no more than a couple of grains, back in the bowl before tipping it into her tea. After a few days, she increased the amount she removed by another couple of grains. It took many months, but she succeeded in her reduced sugar quest without once feeling deprived. When it comes to successful change, the key is to think small.

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