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Keys to the Kingdom

A story of Love, friendship and rekindled romance… In Keys to the Kingdom, Alison Armstrong takes you on a journey of discovery into the workings of men, Women, and Relationships. Much of the information acquired during Alison’s 15-year study of men is brought to life by the novel’s charming and genuine characters. This heartfelt story communicates the type of wisdom taught in Alison’s Celebrating Men, Satisfying Women workshops.

A Woman’s Mitzvah: A Fully Sourced Guide to the Laws of Family Purity

(based on classes by Rav Yitzchak Berkovits) – sourced guide to laws of TH. Special attention has been given to distinguish between what is Halacha, what is minhag (custom), and what is a chumrah (a stringency beyond the halachic requirement). There is a chapter on halachos of intimacy (Devorah Kigel comments: more stringent opinions regarding intimacy)

Circle, Arrow, Spiral: Exploring Gender in Judaism

Delving into the Midrashic underpinnings of the struggle for equality and its philosophical ramifications, this book explores how female angst plays a cosmic role in awakening humanity to a crucial process. Also, addresses some of the thornier issues relating to men and Women in Jewish law – including the marriage and divorce structure and public versus private roles – exploring them through the prism of the paradigm built in earlier chapters. Understanding this paradigm sheds light on the entire male/female dynamic and offers insight into navigating this crucial relationship in real life more successfully.

How and Why to Hold a Weekly Marriage Meeting

Marriage therapist Marcia Berger suggests holding a weekly 30-minute meeting with your spouse that’s broken into four parts: Appreciation (expressing gratitude to your spouse), Chores (making sure to-dos are getting done), Plan for Good Times (scheduling date nights, as well as individual and family activities), and Problems/Challenges (addressing conflicts/issues/changes in the relationship and in life in general). This article is a summary of how to.