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When Your Child’s Life Falls Apart

C.B. Gavant

You carefully checked into every suggestion, vetted every possible spouse. You shopped with her for a gown, proudly walked her down the aisle toward her future. And now she’s calling to tell you it’s all over. What parents experience when their children divorce.

 

Recipes for Jewish American Life

Ahava Ehrenpreis

We all have a few cookbooks, and view them as a useful collection of recipes. But did you ever think of them as an important historical tool? Or having a powerful role in communal life? Or serving as an emotional link between generations? A recent exhibition at the University of Michigan showed that a Jewish cookbook often reveals as much about us as it shares the food we love.

 

Joint Efforts

Libi Astaire

Arthritis may be one of the world’s oldest diseases, but it isn’t just old people who suffer from it. A look at an ailment that can be, literally, a pain in the neck, as well as some treatment methods

 

When Home Gets Washed Away

RC Steif

When parents of young children divorce, their kids have to contend with divorce proceedings, visitations, possible long-distance relationships with a parent, and, of course, the stigma. What about adults who no longer live in their parents’ home when the breakup occurs? Though they may be off the scene, their experience — and the impact the divorce has on them — is complex.

 

Yes, My Babies Sleep 12 Hours a Night

Michal Frischman

Skeptical? According to one mom, you can say goodbye (or good night) to sleepless nights with this easy training method.

 

Seismic Faith

Sharona Massil-Galsurkar

The Himalayas have always fascinated my husband Sharon, and we live in the ancient Jewish community in India, which shares a border with Nepal. So when vacation season approached last year, Sharon and I decided to travel to Nepal with our three daughters. We’d bask in the wonders of the natural world and be awed by the mountains, majestic and cruel in their beauty.



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Blame It on Amnesia
Rabbi Moshe Grylak He has no past, and therefore no future
Jogging the Memory
Yonoson Rosenblum Summoning up the past is not always so easy
Endless Summer
Eytan Kobre Time is the implacable foe of us all
Three Orphans and Two Afikomens
Dr. Meir Wikler Here is how children spell the word “love”: t-i-m-e
All for a Good Cause: The Conversation Continues
Mishpacha Contributors Readers weigh in on “All for a Good Cause”
No Question Too Small, No Problem Too Big
Eliezer Shulman In tribute to Rav Sraya Deblitzky ztz”l
Under the Chuppah
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman Of course, I never mentioned my dream to anyone
It's Not My Wife
Jacob L. Freedman Anxiety was present in the room, but not in the patient
One Day, the Nations Will Know
Riki Goldstein The Skulener Rebbe’s message was hidden in the song
Far-Reaching Consequences
Faigy Peritzman The impression each action makes is never erased
Frustration Tolerance
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Keep calm when dealing with someone who can’t
Mistakes and Mysteries
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz Tears are the avodah of Tishah B’Av
The Detective: Part II
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer I thought he was misbehaving; he was suffering
Dear Neighbor
Anonymous Stop to ask yourself if they’re heartless or heartbroken