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His Learning, Her Destiny

D. Fuchs

Rebbetzin Shoshana Schechter, a”h, was a noted educator, dedicated mother, and gracious hostess, yet reverence for her husband shaped every moment of her life

 

Cookie-Cutter Candidates

Elisheva Appel

All shidduch candidates were not created equal; what’s hard is getting past the clichés. How to ask — or answer — the right questions

 

Why Did I Do That?

Esther Ilana Rabi

How did this song get into my head? What am I doing by the open fridge? Why do I stick out my tongue when I thread a needle?

 

Whispers: Chapter 5

Shira Hart

I was confused, then relieved, and finally angry. Why had I lived for so long in fear of the unknown?

 

G-d of My Father

Rachael Lavon

“Just ignore them, Ellie. You’ve been a spectacle before — and you didn’t care back then, so why should you care now?”

 

Freefall: Chapter 17

Miriam Zakon

Annie tells Papa she thinks the shidduch between her and Abe didn’t work out. Abe and his friend Jerry arrive at Moe’s base

 

Learning Curve: Chapter 10

Gila Arnold

Suri begins treating a friend’s son, and suspects that the boy has autism. Aviva resents her husband’s overconcern for how hard she’s been working



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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without