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Love Sense: The Revolutionary New Science of Romantic Relationships

Love Sense presents new scientific evidence that tells us that humans are meant to mate for life. Dr. Johnson explains that romantic love is an attachment bond, just like that between mother and child, and shows us how to develop our “love sense” — our ability to develop long-lasting relationships. Love is not the least bit illogical or random, but actually an ordered and wise recipe for survival. Love Sense covers the three stages of a relationship and how to best weather them; the intelligence of emotions and the logic of love; the physical and psychological benefits of secure love; and much more. Based on groundbreaking research, Love Sense will change the way we think about love.

Embracing Mikvah During Corona (and Always!)

A powerful talk about the power and privilege of the mitzvah of mikvah.

טהרת חיים: Laws and Customs of Family Purity in Accordance with the Sephardic Jewish Tradition

A clear, concise guide to the Jewish laws and customs of Nidda and immersing in the Mikveh in accordance with the Sephardic Jewish tradition. Based on the teachings of HaGaon HaRav Eliyahu Ben-Haim Sheli”ta, Chief Rav and Posek of the United Mashadi Jewish Community of America in Great Neck, NY, Rosh Yeshiva at Yeshiva University, and Av Bet Din of Badatz Mekor Chaim in Queens, NY. Over 1500 shiurim from Rav Ben Haim can be accessed on the YUTorah website at https://www.yutorah.org/rabbi-eliyahu-ben-chaim/ (shiurim are in Hebrew)

Dividing Lines

Can a new push for a halachically compatible prenup put an end to the tragedy of agunos and often vicious divorce proceedings that drag on endlessly, causing untold pain and hurt?

Mikvah During Coronavirus? A Timely Message for Jewish Women

Inspiration and encouragement to fulfill the mitzvah of mikvah during the challenging times of the pandemic.

Tzarich Iyun: Before the Wedding

An interesting and detailed article about the Ashkenazi custom of not seeing each other before the chuppah. Spoiler alert: This is a widespread Ashkenazic practice with little basis in traditional sources.

The Sexual Healing Journey: A Guide for Survivors of Sexual Abuse

This widely esteemed, highly respected resource helps survivors of sexual abuse heal from the past, improve relationships, and discover the joys of sexual intimacy.

The Power of Mikvah with Rabbi Yaacov Laredo & Mrs. Sigalit Laredo

Inspiration about the power of the mitzvah of mikvah and taharat hamishpacha. Also a fascinating explanation with diagrams of how a modern mikvah is practically built.

The Living Marriage. A journey into the heart of marriage

A paper written by someone in Hebrew University breaking down the different Sexual restrictions of certain Chassidic groups. From the abstract: Kedushah (holiness) developed as a pietistic ideal for the virtuous few, encouraging married men to limit to the minimum the frequency and modes of Sexual intercourse with their wives. Today, the Chassidic groups of […]