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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.



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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without