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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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A Response to "Too Far from Home"
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “Chareidi Israel is not happy to absorb immigrants”
Life after Kollel
Yonoson Rosenblum Remaining a ben Torah requires remaining a bar daas
Angel's Advocate
Eytan Kobre Because this is how’s it’s supposed to be always
Bring Back the Wonder
Yisroel Besser Look around and say, “Ribbono shel Olam, wow!”
Make Your Words Count
Rabbi Shneur Aisenstark This story delivers two sobering lessons for all of us
I Know of What I Speak
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman I would allow my mask to fall, my soul to be revealed
Meet the Tzaddik
Jacob L. Freedman “Aren’t there meds that can get him back to yeshivah?”
Two centuries later, the Chasam Sofer’s niggunim are heard again
Riki Goldstein The musical side of the Chasam Sofer dynasty
How Do You Think of These Words?
Riki Goldstein “For me, the words are the neshamah of the song”
The Song I Can't Stop Singing: Shlomo Simcha
Riki Goldstein “Which song are you connecting to this season?”
Megama Had the Magic
Riki Goldstein Remembering Moshe Yess a”h and Shalom Levine a”h
Living Beyond the Moment
Faigy Peritzman Someone steeped in Torah always lives beyond the moment
Uncertainty
Sarah Chana Radcliffe We can only be sure that we can never be sure
Instinctive Knowledge
With Rav Moshe Wolfson, written by Baila Vorhand Jewish babies are born knowing Hashem
The Gardener: Part II
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer “It’s a secret language called body language”