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At Home With a Jewish Psychic

Video: Astrologer Jessica Lanyadoo’s home reflects her mixed heritage—and wide-ranging spirituality

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Daughter of a Jewish Iraqi refugee and granddaughter to Polish Holocaust survivors, astrologer Jessica Lanyadoo likens her mixed upbringing—both Ashkenazi and Sephardi—to someone with a “biracial background.” Perhaps it is this dual heritage that gifted her with an unusual amount of openness and tolerance. These same qualities have helped make Lanyadoo wildly successful as a psychic, astrologer, and medium; she charges over $250 a session, and waiting time for an appointment with her can run months long.

Lanyadoo’s home is a perfect reflection of her background: Judaism is “a huge part of who I am,” Lanyadoo told me. In this video tour of her home in San Francisco, Lanyadoo explains exactly what that means.

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Reptilian2012 says:

How fortune for her that she looks more Jewish than Arab.

mikerbiker says:

If Judaism is really a huge part of who this woman is, she should stop fooling people into thinking she has magic powers.

Maimonides writes: “It is forbidden to deceive people in buying and
selling or to deceive them by creating a false impression…. If one
knows that an article he is selling has a defect, he must inform the
buyer about it. It is forbidden to deceive people even by words.”
(Mishneh Torah, Laws of Sale 18:1)

See more at MyJewishLearning http://www.myjewishlearning.com/practices/Ethics/Business_Ethics/In_Practice/Business_Ethics_and_Jewish_Law/Fraud_and_Misrepresentation.shtml

person63 says:

It’s important to remember also that fortune telling is not Jewish.

jovyxafeseda says:

мy clαѕѕмαтe’ѕ ѕιѕтer мαĸeѕ $77/нr oɴ тнe coмpυтer. ѕнe нαѕ вeeɴ oυт oғ worĸ ғor ѕeveɴ мoɴтнѕ вυт lαѕт мoɴтн нer pαy wαѕ $15510 jυѕт worĸιɴɢ oɴ тнe coмpυтer ғor α ғew нoυrѕ. reαd мore oɴ тнιѕ weв ѕιтe Zap2­2­.c­o&shym&shy

Really Tablet, psychics? That’s an easy way for an otherwise fine online publication to quickly lose a bunch of respect.

Oh, maybe she’s legit? Send her to the JREF Challenge, see what happens. What, she has personal circumstances which simply keep her from making it? Yeah, that’s what I thought.

1prophetspeaks says:

see
Testimonies of Answers to prayer
http://www.1prophetspeaks.blogspot.com/2013/05/testimonies-of-answers-to-prayer_20.html
My nephew was circumcised in the womb, a miracle, after a prayer for God to ‘touch him’
http://www.1prophetspeaks.blogspot.com/2013/05/my-nephew-was-circumcised-in-womb.html

Natan79 says:

Idiotic.

Gertrude Stein says:

A lot of Medieval Rabbis were into astrology, nit wit.

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At Home With a Jewish Psychic

Video: Astrologer Jessica Lanyadoo’s home reflects her mixed heritage—and wide-ranging spirituality

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