This week’s parsha contains the basis for Birkat HaMazon. In this week’s podcast, Karen Miller Jackson discusses our connection to food and how Birkat Hamazon can help us find appreciation for things in our lives. She explores the relationship between the Bracha, food and the land of Israel, pointing out that we should not take them for granted.

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On Sunday August 8th at 20:30pm Israel (1:30pm EST), we will be hosting an event about body image and mikveh: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, with a yoetzet halakha and psychologist Shira Donath, personal trainer Esther Taub, and stylist Tsippy Goldstein. Register at