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  • The Transformative Power of Passover

    Growing up, Passover was always a big deal– preparing our home and our meals and our spirits for the holiday to an almost obsessive degree. There are so many little details to the holiday, but once guests started to arrive …

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  • spiritualize reality

    Just got to Miami with no specific purpose other than just being. Just trying to be fully present in every moment, positive in my own presence, and to elevate the present to spiritualize reality✨ . . . . . . …

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  • Fighting Back Against Mental Health Stigma in 2021 with Zookmann & Nikki Lynnette

    I can’t not get emotional and I am still in disbelief of all the love and light from all the epics beings via @dontblockyourblessings who haven’t even met my mom it’s so incredible!  This session is by Jesse Zook Mann …

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  • The Festival Recap Video!

    Putting this festival together took so much of my energy, but connecting with so many epic beings has been incredible and shifting my focus from hurt and sadness over losing my mom to heights of inspiration and healing has been …

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  • The mind blowing performance by The Boom Bap Kids live at the Don’t Block Your Blessings Festival!

    The Boom Bap Kids blew EVERYONE away at the Don’t Block Your Blessings Festival! You can view their full set (below) and 50+ other sessions/presenters on the site right now, on the Festival page . Follow @theboombapkids & @DontBlockYourBlessings on ig The goal of DBYB is …

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  • Snippet of my h2the live set at the DBYB Fest (illuminating darkness)

    Here are some moments from my set at the Don’t Block Your Blessings Festival!  Putting this fest together took so much of my energy, but connecting with so many epic beings has been incredible and shifting my focus from hurt …

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  • When a UK Paper Covers Your Festival!

    When it says your festival start time is 2am, you realize this papers’ not from around here;) Much Love to everyone who has shown interest in this, everyone participating, promoting, and attending! As I said before, I couldn’t be more …

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  • Erez Safar live on FOX5 discusses the Don’t Block Your Blessings project & festival

    I went live on FOX5 to talk about the Don’t Block Your Blessings project and the first of its kind live-stream festival featuring musicians, artists, and some of the most innovative minds in self-growth and healing.   Join 60+ presenters including The …

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  • Cast members from Broadway’s Hamilton join The-Piano-Art-Project!

    Couldn’t be more excited to announce that Cast members from Broadway’s Hamilton are joining The Piano Art Project for the upcoming Don’t Block Your Blessings Festival.  The most amazing part is that my mom had always wanted to see Hamilton …

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  • DBYB Featured in 360 Magazine

    Out of loss and adversity emerges an uplifting global project and festival, led by Erez Safar (who produces under the name h2the), in honor of his late mother, “Frida Levona bat Shalom”. “I lost my mom to cancer two months …

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  • You already belong. You are already holy. You are already loved.

    You already belong. You are already holy. You are already loved. Now you too must love, and by loving, help others feel that they also belong. – Chassidic Master Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson

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  • The living personification of loving kindness

    Losing my mother (Frida Levona bat Shalom), and my kids’ bubby (Yehudis Chava bat Yakov) the same year has been very difficult. I’ve shared a lot about my mom on this site, in the videos and on Clubhouse. I wanted …

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  • the things that art does, is that it heals

    … in the midst of my own personal troubles, I turned to the thing I knew how to do and I made songs of it, and in the making of those songs, much of the pain was dissolved. That is …

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  • Psychology Today on our Hope and Faith Healing Concept

    I love this piece in Psychology Today by Mendi Baron the CEO of Ignite Teen Treatment , Eden Treatment and Hope Street . Baron writes “I see faith and the power to overcome. I see deep rooted belief in blessings and amazing results. I know it can …

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  • MLK and paving the way

    When Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. asked Rabbi Everett Gendler to help in Albany, GA., Gendler replied, “Even though my furniture had not yet arrived, I felt the need to respond to Rev. King’s prophetic appeal to conscience.” He walked hand …

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  • Interviewed by The Knockturnal

    The Don’t Block Your Blessings Festival , produced by Erez Safar, is a one of a kind virtual music festival that will be held on Valentine’s Day 2021. The festival will feature musicians, artist, and healing. Attendees will be able to enter different virtual rooms attending talks, …

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  • Snapping out of it

    Music has been a massive healing tool for me over the years. Feeling good comes in waves, if you hit a funk, it’s important to have ways to get yourself out. For some it’s being in nature, seeing the grand grace …

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  • Erez Safar (DBYB Founder) speaks on Clubhouse

    I’ve always been terrified to speak in public and when I say public I mean even a few people at a table, I don’t know what it is, but it’s just a fear, and I have avoided it for so …

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  • Keep your glory, gold, and glitter

    ‘Keep your glory, gold, and glitter’ and let it shine! A truly creative genius and prolific force. Salute to the Supervillian Let’s all take inspiration from him; don’t limit your imagination, or possibilities, or the universes that you create Words …

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  • Recap from our weekly “#CheatCodes to Happiness” conversations on Clubhouse

    In case you missed todays  “#CheatCodes to Happiness // Don’t Block Your Blessings✨” conversation on Clubhouse, here’s King Moon’s recap;  Join the conversation weekdays from 1-2pm PST, link on the top of this homepage! CH: HOW TO NOT BLOCK YOUR BLESSINGS 101 (the …

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  • Heather Prete’s session at our Don’t Block Your Blessings Festival

    I’m so beyond grateful that Heather Prete ran a session in the Healing room last night as part of the Don’t Block Your Blessings festival! You could watch the entire session below; <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/xoWsDLRN1IM” frameborder=”0″ allow=”accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; …

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  • Zusha sings for the last moments of her soul’s ascension

    I still remember having to switch my flight to get back to DC being so scared that I wouldn’t make it in time to say bye to my mom for the last time. I freaked out and tried to think …

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  • sculptures, paintings & accordions

    My mom taught Talmud to women, made sculptures, painted, played accordion and became a partner/CPA at a firm in DC … I mean, she was badass. I see her in my kids and I’m thankful for that. I can’t not …

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  • Finding my moms full name in ancient text

    I’m still blown away by this; at shacharit (prayer) this morning, I was learning some mishnah to elevate my mom’s soul on high, and her name is right there in the mishnah! #FridaTzipor???

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  • It’s the people not like us, that make us grow

    In a TED talk that is just as relevant today as it was right after the last Presidential election,  Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks speaks on ‘How we can face the future without fear, together’ .  He begins, “We’ve seen divisive elections, divided societies and the growth of extremism — all fueled by anxiety and …

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  • If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change

    If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. My mom always had a positive outlook and judged everyone favorably, Reb Nosson speaks about this at length in Halacha Aleph in Likutei Halachot. I’ll …

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  • All that we crave and need is love and support in its many manifestations

    All that we crave and need is love and support in its many manifestations. My mom always gave me that, every song I made, every poem I wrote, every show I played. Her and my Savta and my entire Yemenite …

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  • Hands down my fav person in the world

    Hands down my fav person in the world, I am all that I am (which I hope is just light and love), because of my mom. Thank you Hashem for all these precious moments right now.

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  • A Poem for Ema

    Sometimes words and music is the only way to express or let your feelings out, so that you could live in them in a bearable way… I wrote this last night, as I was slipping into slumber, thinking about my …

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  • En route to DC to visit my mom

    En route to DC to visit my mom (& sister). Unfortunately my mom is not doing well, I’ve been praying and saying Tehillim in hopes of the spiritual world intervening with this physical world for her rn. Feels weird to …

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