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Every Woman’s Birthright

Shoshana R. Meiri

At the moment of birth, she cried. Dozens of times; every time. Hansy Josovic a”h, Prenatal teacher to hundreds of women, birth supporter at scores of deliveries, was filled with wonder again and again as she watched the miracle of a child emerging into the world. On her 21st yahrtzeit, Family First shares the strength, vision, and never-ending wonder that were Hansy’s hallmark.

 

Connecting Live

C. Rosenberg

When family reunions end with comments like, “Do we really have to wait a whole year to get together again?” or, “It’s a pity the out-of-towners couldn’t make it — we haven’t spoken in ages!” your family is a perfect candidate for a teleconference. What are family teleconferences? Why do families set them up? And what makes them successful? Members of family teleconferences share the finer details.

 

Pyramids in the Air

Malka Forster

A Look at Multilevel Marketing and Direct Sales

 

What Your Employer Really Wants

Michal Eisikowitz

Do you have what it takes to land that dream job? Knowing what bosses look for will help you get your foot in the door.

 

SisterSchmooze: Shopping Spree

Marcia Stark Meth, Emmy Stark Zitter, and Miriam Stark Zakon

Marcia went shopping for comfort, Emmy went shopping for the perfect dress, and Miriam went shopping for the leader of the Free World.

 

Rerouting: Chapter 5

Leiba Mozes

“I’m 29 and have nothing to put on a résumé! It almost looks like I’ve done nothing for the past ten years of my life.”

 

Family Fiction: The Road Less Traveled

As told to Chaviva Cohen

I went as far off the derech as a kid could possibly go — and miraculously, I made my way back.

 

Freefall: Chapter 5

Miriam Zakon

“I’m sorry, Yeruchum. I didn’t know you were estranged from your wife’s family.” Darker and darker. Family?

 

Lifetakes: The Blessing of Boring Parents

Barbara Bensoussan

When I was a kid, I had just about the most booorrring parents on the planet.



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