A fundamental building block of marriage that is highly misunderstood is Taharas Hamishpacha (family purity). Rebbetzin Braunstein portrays all its power and beauty as she puts every detail into its proper place. It is almost paradoxical that society uses this regal mitzvah to accuse the Orthodox community of maligning their women. In truth, it is a special gift and uplifting privilege that is lovingly given to Bnos Yisrael. (For women only)
For those who have heard the Megillah many times, the story is less than climactic. Yet Rebbetzin Braunstein makes the Purim story come alive by pointing to deeper layers between the words. Hear details of Esther's family history and a few finer distinctions of Hashem's involvement in what at first glance seems to be a simple tale of political backstabbing.
As we all know, tznius (modesty) encompasses way more than the length of a hemline. In a talk to women, Rebbetzin Braunstein discusses the pressing issues that local communities constantly battle with, and tactfully reexamines some of the boundaries which are inadvertently crossed. Topics range from talking to men in the workplace to bungalow gab sessions. This important class is for married women of all ages, designed to bring about a deeper level of dignity. Don't miss this one.
If you could mitigate all the terrible pain and tragedy in the world today, would you try? Rebbetzin Braunstein profiles great Baalei Teshuva personalities who moved beyond their shady behavior using the powers of prayer and teshuva. For a fresh view of life, hear levels of greatness that are so inspiring just to feel.
Stress is a common condition that can cause personal health problems and the unraveling of relationships. How can we avoid, or at least reduce the negative effects it has on us? Mrs. Braunstein weighs in with Jewish wisdom: to side step our self-made stress, to keep our priorities in perspective, and to maintain a semblance of inner calm, even during times of upheaval.
Right, we've come a long way from washing laundry by hand? But just consider all the additional responsibilities that come along with living in a hi-tech society. Are we really expected to keep up with its pace, and how much freedom do we have to draw our own red lines? Hear a way to sort out your goals and prioritize your day - to give your own world a sense of sanity.