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Improve Your Life in 2 Minutes

Esther Ilana Rabi

Got two extra minutes? Bet you don’t think you can accomplish much in such a tiny bit of time. But making lasting changes for the better doesn’t necessarily require a major time investment. Here are 20 ways just 120 seconds can improve your day — and your life.

 

Starting Special

Sara Miriam Gross

Some women enter motherhood with a child who, from the very beginning, doesn’t look or act exactly like the other babies on the block. How does having a firstborn with special needs impact the family? Three women share their experiences.

 

Inside Job — 1 job, 3 perspectives

Rachel Bachrach

Some women are turning over their kitchens, others are taking off time from work to clean for Pesach, but a select few are spending the days leading up to April 15 — that’s Erev Shabbos Hagadol this year — working overtime in the office, not the kitchen. Meet three accountants who reveal the pluses and minuses of crunching your numbers.



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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without