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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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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