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De-escalate Your Disagreements

Sarah Chana Radcliffe, M. Ed., C. Psych.

The majority of family arguments are sparked by normal everyday incidents: a messy room, a large credit card bill, a chutzpahdig response from a child. How can you stop the fighting? With these foundational communication skills, you can turn those potentially caustic conversations into calm and effective discussions.

 

Packing Essentials

Riki Goldstein

You’re off to your parents, or children, or sibling for Yom Tov. You may have been spared the cleaning, but you still face the dreaded packing. Seasoned travelers share their wisdom about what to take and how to take it.

 

SisterSchmooze

Marcia Stark Meth / Emmy Stark Zitter / Miriam Stark Zakon

Occasionally, something happens to activate our take-a-stand-against-the-system gene. It might be some sort of injustice. Perhaps a bureaucratic rule. It might even be a widely accepted trend within our social circle that doesn’t suit our personality. That’s when we either use our brains to outwit the system, take the time and energy to make the system work for us, or just “do our own thing”_— despite what others might say or think. So please join us, and take a seat as we Sisters take a stand.



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With All Due Respect
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The honor of every human being
What We Lost
Yonoson Rosenblum A long view, a larger perspective
Reprobate Return
Eytan Kobre Loyalty to the true and the morally upright
My Own Gentle Giant
Jacob L. Freedman Finn smirked. “Do whatever you want, Dr. Israel”
Individually United
Faigy Peritzman Two contradictions classify the Korban Pesach as a chok
Hearing Problems
Sarah Chana Radcliffe In fight mode, you may hear attacks never said
An Equal Focus
Rebbetzin Shira Smiles Remaining true to our most authentic feminine selves
The Marketer, Part I
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer “I’m late, my work is late, I come to meetings late”
Dear Neighbor and Friend
Words Unspoken I know you’ve been given challenging kids