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Divorce without Destruction

Barbara Bensoussan

Mediation gives divorcing couples a way to keep fighting in check, save thousands in legal fees, and obtain fair division of assets and responsibilities.

 

From Hand to Mouth

R.C. Steif

Once we get a diagnosis of sensory processing disorder, the real work can begin.

 

Inside Job: What It’s Like To Be a Sheitelmacher

Rachel Bachrach

Meet three sheitel machers who have washed, cut, and set their way to the top — and have the stories to prove it!

 

Rerouting: Chapter 9

Leiba Mozes

I knew her outlook: My husband was at work, which seems to trump all, and Mindy’s husband was at seder, which doesn’t trump first cousin’s vort.

 

Dancing for Daddy

Rachel Seligman

My father approaches me, placing his hands on my head. He gives me the longest brachah I have ever received. It will also be the last.

 

Windows: A Leaf from Her Book

Lea Weiss

As we crossed the living room threshold, we were greeted by a jungle. A multitude of pots and planters filled with clambering flora.

 

Freefall: Chapter 9

Miriam Zakon

Annie gets a warm welcome from her long-lost, elegant Aunt Cele and promises to return the next day.

 

Learning Curves: Chapter 2

Gila Arnold

Even outspoken Aviva wouldn’t be so cruel as to intentionally imply a comparison between her own large, hectic family and Suri’s small one.

 

Lifetakes: With Much Gratitude

Rivky Singer

“There is a guy at the front door with candy and flowers! I didn’t open it but I can see through the glass!”



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