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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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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