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shabbat shalom 🤍 

to everyone starting their Passover prep in earnest--soak in the bliss of these flowers first. you've got this!

shabbat shalom 🤍

to everyone starting their Passover prep in earnest--soak in the bliss of these flowers first. you`ve got this!
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For all those beginning their cleaning journeys posthaste...Hadar Dubowsky Ma’ayan on the unexpected joys of chametz:

"As I clean my deep freezer I am overwhelmed by appreciation for my family, for our food, for all we have right now at this moment. As I scrub the popsicle drippings off the freezer walls and use a sponge to pick random fish stick crumbs off the bottom, I am grateful for the abundance of my life."
 
Linked in bio!

For all those beginning their cleaning journeys posthaste...Hadar Dubowsky Ma’ayan on the unexpected joys of chametz:

"As I clean my deep freezer I am overwhelmed by appreciation for my family, for our food, for all we have right now at this moment. As I scrub the popsicle drippings off the freezer walls and use a sponge to pick random fish stick crumbs off the bottom, I am grateful for the abundance of my life."

Linked in bio!
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"And self-revelation may ultimately be Barbra Streisand’s most enduring legacy. For me, it began with her first revelation: by shoving a Jewish girl’s face in front of the cameras she was announcing, beneath all the self-deprecation, I’m here, I’m a bagel, and you’re gonna learn to love me."

Revisiting Marcy Sheiner's gawwwwjus essay about Barbra, Jewish faces, and self-respect. Linked in bio!

"And self-revelation may ultimately be Barbra Streisand’s most enduring legacy. For me, it began with her first revelation: by shoving a Jewish girl’s face in front of the cameras she was announcing, beneath all the self-deprecation, I’m here, I’m a bagel, and you’re gonna learn to love me."

Revisiting Marcy Sheiner`s gawwwwjus essay about Barbra, Jewish faces, and self-respect. Linked in bio!
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