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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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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