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Portrait of a Jewish Artist

Esther Teichtal

When fine art meets the Jewish neshamah, exquisite expressions of beauty are born. But for the artists at the frontier of quality Jewish art, the challenges can be daunting. Four artists and a business consultant paint a startling picture of Jewish art today.

 

Avoid the Therapy Merry-Go-Round

Shalvi Waldman M.Sc.

12 tips to maximize your therapeutic experience so that the issues that ail don’t make therapy fail.

 

Turning Tides: Under my Hijab

As told to Leah Gebber

The sign read: “Islam and Europe: Identity and Anxiety.” I looked around, saw no one was looking, and took a picture. Then I looked closer, noted the time and location. The speaker. And I hightailed it away from public view.



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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you