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Rabbi Susan Silverman


Purim, Queen Esther and Women's Prayers At The Western Wall

Rabbi Susan Silverman | April 25, 2013 | Religion
We end public readings of the Scroll of Esther with a blessing. "Blessed are you, God, who takes up our grievance, judges our claim and avenges the wrongs against us. You bring retribution on our enemies and vengeance on our foes." It's a tragedy when those we have in mind are other Jews.
Tani Brown


On the Examination of Love

Tani Brown | April 25, 2013 | College
When I was in college, I was madly in love with love. I saw a glimpse of both my best and my worst self, driven by the thrilling vulnerability of meeting someone that could love both the good and bad parts of me.
Tonya Hurley


The Girl's Guide To Saints (PHOTOS)

Tonya Hurley | April 25, 2013 | Religion
From animal attacks to anorexia, magic spells to mental illness, insomnia to insecurity, obsession to oversleeping, slander to sexual temptation, the saints have got your back, and are always there for you to talk to.
Lee Woodruff


Fever Blisters And Ex Boyfriends

Lee Woodruff | April 25, 2013 | Fifty
So, sit back for a moment and imagine meeting your old love. Now imagine your face, red and puffy like a broiled tomato, two small, hard, raisin eyes. If the swelling and the irritation weren't bad enough, somewhere on the flight across the country my immune system had begun to respond to the procedure the way it does to an extreme sun burn, by forming a fever blister.