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Family Fiction: Facing the Flames

Rikki Ellinson

If your home was on fire and you could only save one thing, what would it be?

 

Musings: Take Wing

Aliza Goldman

How has your child grown this year? Let me count the ways.

 

Rerouting: Chapter 8

Leiba Mozes

It was too ridiculous. We almost burst out laughing, except for the fact that he was dead serious.

 

Freefall: Chapter 8

Miriam Zakon

Annie insists on meeting the aunt she never knew existed. Rav Leibush advises Yeruchum to let her go.

 

Learning Curve: Chapter 2

Gila Arnold

One hundred people times five dollars equals enough money to finally send in that order for more therapy games... or pay the business’s electric bill.

 

Lifetakes: Of Siddurs and Sushi

Rivki Winter

I love sushi. But it doesn’t usually show up in the chassidish community. And now rumor has it that even the rebbetzin of the community had a couple of pieces of salmon roll.

 

Losing Pounds by the Millions

Shira Isenberg

What does it look like when you try to put an entire city, state, or country on a diet? Check out these three major public health initiatives created to combat obesity and help people collectively lose millions of pounds.



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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you