Yehudit Levy

Yehudit Levy

20 Articles

Building Bonfires

It is so easy to be introspective upon the bad we do, the mistakes we make, the misgivings we have. Yet how many of us do any introspection upon our good points?

Great Expectations

High Holiday prayers are vital, but everyone - especially mothers who can't spend hours on end in the synagogue - should remember the importance of their own personal prayer...

A Letter to Jerusalem

How does a person come to terms with the loss of his very life-source? Fortunately, we don't realize the true meaning of Tisha B'Av, or we'd lose our sanity...

Real Pearls

When we're down, we can remind ourselves that we are true pearls. And when we're feeling spiritually gratified, we can remember that we are still so close to our murky origins...

Checks and Balances

We must check ourselves daily, just like we check our rice or sift our flour. But in checking, we must also maintain balance and never lose our joy...

Just Desserts

Since our children are mirrors of our relationship with G-d, it slowly dawned on me that I was looking at a painfully candid replica of my own Avodat Hashem...

Kindergarten Emuna

Some people never graduate from kindergarten-level emuna. Others drop the innocence of kindergarten emuna and become smug and sophisticated. What’s the happy medium?

Going Undercover

I’m pretty sure the rest of the world didn’t notice anything. So how did a hair-obsessed female go from funky to frum (religious) in the flick of a ponytail?

Four Weddings and a Funeral

She wasn’t married 4 times, only once: but in her mind, there was a wedding she wanted to have, a wedding she had, a wedding she should have had, and the ultimate wedding...