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“Hi, Ma, we’re back!”

Barbara Bensoussan

With rent prices soaring, and many 20-somethings finding themselves between jobs, some adult children are returning to their parents’ emptying nest. It’s a tricky situation — tensions can rise and tempers may flare — but it can also be the springboard for a deeper, mutually beneficial relationship

 

Sunlight through the Bars

Malkie Schulman

Prison life is harsh. Especially if you’re a woman. Especially if you’re Jewish. As we approach the Yom Tov of freedom, we spoke with a group of frum women who have reached out to these inmates, providing a ray of light in a bleak world.

 

At your Service

Tikva Suver

You probably don’t think about us much. We’re the people at the other end of the phone or behind the counter. We give information, ring up your purchases, and try to provide you with the services you need. Our work is often monotonous, yet we persevere because each customer deserves our attention. At times, a client provides a unique perspective that livens up our jobs and our lives. Here are several of those stories, straight from the security cameras, plus the human documentation.



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Seventy Years
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “The sword from without, and machlokes from within”
Helping Our Kids Find Their Mission
Yonoson Rosenblum The best home protection against the “foreign winds”
Meeting for Minchah
Eytan Kobre “A Ten-Minute Appointment for a Five-Minute Encounter”
Top 5 Jewish Grammar Mistakes
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Seeing the errors of our grammatical ways
The Missing Alef
Alef is not simply another letter in the Hebrew alphabet
What Are You Grateful For?
Jacob L. Freedman “I guess all we can do is to be grateful”
A Simple Offering
Faigy Peritzman Our obligations are measured according to our abilities
Building a Better Brain
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Make your home an emotionally safe place to be real
The Cyclist: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Rachel has advanced from “flustered” to “determined”
Wholly Holy
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Realize who you are and how you can impact this world