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Introverts in an Extroverted World

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

Nearly half the planet is introverted, but too often they’re still looked at as strange. How to live with and nurture an introvert — including yourself.

 

Show & Tell

Esther Teichtal

A burgeoning frum show industry seems to be upping the ante each season. Increasingly sophisticated theatrical productions leave their audiences enthralled — and curious as to how these women pull it off. Follow us behind the curtain as we take a peep at the exhilarating, if demanding, jobs of six ladies in on the action.

 

Turning Tides: Emerging from the Shadows

As told to Leah Gebber

Therapy, Yoni’s preschool teacher suggested over the phone. Today’s abracadabra. Did she suggest that to every other mother, I wondered, as I thanked her for her concern, or only to single parents? I sat down on my bed among the nest of fragrant laundry, and wondered how I would fit something else into my frayed schedule.

 

Unforgettable Lessons

Esty Heller

As a new batch of graduates leaves school — and many school memories — behind, eight women recall exceptional educators who touched their lives forever.

 

Present Tense

C. Rosenberg

Though gift-giving to every chassan and kallah has been a minhag since Eliezer loaded a camel with jewelry to bring to Rivkah, it can still become fraught.

 

Books of Life

C. B. Lieber

More and more frum children’s books address difficult topics with bright illustrations and refreshing openness. Why milestone books evolved, and how parents can use them best.

 

Turning Tides

As told to Leah Gebber

I had never thought of death as anything but an empty void, a nothingness that would never be filled, until eventually the blessing of forgetfulness would dull the pain.

 

Unforgettable Lessons

Esty Heller

As a new batch of graduates leaves school — and many school memories — behind, eight women recall exceptional educators who touched their lives forever.



 
What Are We Supposed to Do?
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A tried-and-true remedy — and it shook the heavens
Badgered into Submission
Yonoson Rosenblum Avatars of political correctness in search of dissenters
Drinking Doubt Away
Eytan Kobre Meaning is indispensable for generating happiness
Checks and Balances III
Mishpacha Readers The conversation continues...
Memorable Melodies of Modzhitz
Rabbi Mordechai Besser The struggling survivors became kings in shul on Shabbos
A Whole Song and Dance
Rabbi Ron Yitzchak Eisenman One of those small acts that are giant leaps of chesed
Diamonds
Jacob L. Freedman MD "Each Jewish woman is a bas Melech, Dr. Freedman!"
Streamlined Service
Riki Goldstein "JewishMusic Stream is still about classic kosher music”
Perfect Harmony
Riki Goldstein "The arrangements literally changed the entire song"
Hang On to the Glow
Riki Goldstein Back to the warm camp Shabbos memories
Marking Miracles
Faigy Peritzman The miracles are there, but our eyes are blind to them
Going Against the Current
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Wise to deny our kids something all their friends have?
Clothed in Splendor
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz When dressing up is spiritual, not superficial
The Spokesman: Part IV
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Every sentence tells a story; make yours well told