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Painful Disparity

Esther Ilana Rabi

Study after study shows that women’s complaints of pain are taken less seriously, resulting in less aggressive treatment across the board. Why does this happen?

 

Double Brachah

Brachi Zeivald

Twin brothers born 20 minutes apart, married twin sisters born 20 minutes apart — and had daughters, 20 minutes apart. This week, the babies turn one

 

SisterSchmooze: Grave Matters

Marcia Stark Meth / Emmy Stark Zitter / Miriam Stark Zakon

There’s a little-known ancient custom to visit cemeteries, especially the kevarim of the Avos and tzaddikim, on Tishah B’Av afternoon. Join the sisters

 

Whispers: Chapter 3

Shira Hart

This time her question wasn’t about my hands or feet, or my height or weight. It was global: “Why are you so weird?”

 

Dance, Daddy, Dance

S.T. Agam

Why had I ever wished you would stop dancing?

 

Freefall: Chapter 15

Miriam Zakon

Annie receives a letter from Moe, who’s forlorn because no one from his family will be at the ceremony marking the end of basic training

 

Learning Curve: Chapter 8

Gila Arnold

Suri reassures Yael about her therapy failure. Aviva decides to allow her husband to take the secretarial job at their clinic.

 

Lifetakes: Galus Child

Faigy Schonfeld

I inhale, trying to escape the horror in my mind. It’s too dark, and within the prism of reality, there is no relief. It really happened



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With All Due Respect
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The honor of every human being
What We Lost
Yonoson Rosenblum A long view, a larger perspective
Reprobate Return
Eytan Kobre Loyalty to the true and the morally upright
My Own Gentle Giant
Jacob L. Freedman Finn smirked. “Do whatever you want, Dr. Israel”
Individually United
Faigy Peritzman Two contradictions classify the Korban Pesach as a chok
Hearing Problems
Sarah Chana Radcliffe In fight mode, you may hear attacks never said
An Equal Focus
Rebbetzin Shira Smiles Remaining true to our most authentic feminine selves
The Marketer, Part I
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer “I’m late, my work is late, I come to meetings late”
Dear Neighbor and Friend
Words Unspoken I know you’ve been given challenging kids