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Hits of the Week from Kveller: September 9-13

This week’s most popular posts from Kveller, in case you missed them.

– Little Known Jewish Prayers, Written By and For Women. As a Jewish woman, Renee was disappointed to find that were no special prayers or rituals to mark her transformation from woman to mother. Then she discovered tkhines, prayers written by and for women covering a variety of motherly issues.

– A Collective Confession for Parents on Yom Kippur. Jordana Horn wrote her own version of the Vidui, a collective confession of sins we recite on Yom Kippur. This version focuses on the sins we often commit as parents.

– My Son Had a Rosh Hashanah Meltdown but That’s Not What I Remember.  Rebecca’s son, Ben, is on the autism spectrum and has a number of sensory sensitivities–but that’s not what she’ll remember. Instead, she’ll think back on kvelling over seeing him look like such a man in his tallit gadol.

– Mayim Bialk Emmys Update: The Dress, The Shoes, The Sanity. Mayim is getting decked for the Emmys, and she updates us on her Emmy prep– from the nails and toes to the jewels.


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Mayim BialikMayim Bialik is the grandchild of immigrants from Eastern Europe and the mother of two young boys. She is best known for her lead role in the 1990s NBC sitcom Blossom, as well as her current role as Amy Farrah Fowler on CBS' The Big Bang Theory.

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