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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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Seventy Years
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “The sword from without, and machlokes from within”
Helping Our Kids Find Their Mission
Yonoson Rosenblum The best home protection against the “foreign winds”
Meeting for Minchah
Eytan Kobre “A Ten-Minute Appointment for a Five-Minute Encounter”
Top 5 Jewish Grammar Mistakes
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Seeing the errors of our grammatical ways
The Missing Alef
Alef is not simply another letter in the Hebrew alphabet
What Are You Grateful For?
Jacob L. Freedman “I guess all we can do is to be grateful”
A Simple Offering
Faigy Peritzman Our obligations are measured according to our abilities
Building a Better Brain
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Make your home an emotionally safe place to be real
The Cyclist: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Rachel has advanced from “flustered” to “determined”
Wholly Holy
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Realize who you are and how you can impact this world