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Strength in Numbers

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

“I would look up at the professors in the field and wonder — at what point are the girls stopped? Look at me — I was the only girl in my advanced math class….”

 

Cellular Mission

Esther Teichtal

“I was back at the lab five days after birth — I was that determined to complete my thesis.”

 

True Colors

Shalvi Waldman

“I liked doing a job that had a clear beginning, middle, and end, and the end was clearly a vast improvement over the beginning”

 

Of Mortgages & Mommying

Shalvi Waldman

“When the children were young, we had a very tight schedule of tag-team parenting. Over the years we’ve traded off, but mostly he would do mornings and I would do afternoons.”

 

Patience Unwired

Atira Rappaport

I’ve lost patience because I’ve allowed the Internet to become a central feature in my life. There, I said it. It’s awful, I know

 

Whispers: Chapter 9

Shira Hart

How did I know I really had Marfan’s? Could it be I didn’t even own the suitcase of stuff I’d been carrying around with me?

 

Table Talk: Advocating for Klal Yisrael’s Children

Malky Lowinger

Today, both parents and educators pursue special services. But costs can be astronomical, and the process confusing and frustrating. That’s where Leah Steinberg comes in

 

The End of the Story

Racheli Saffir

Miss Reiner explains that Planning is what Real Authors do before they write, and Good Writers make a plan for their story before they even start

 

Windows: Searching for Savta Tova

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

Savta Tova is our family’s only direct ancestor to be buried in Israel, and I felt a strange urge to visit her grave.

 

Freefall: Chapter 21

Miriam Zakon

Abe and Annie go to the hotel to ask Papa for permission to marry, only to learn that Pearl Harbor has been attacked

 

Learning Curve: Chapter 14

Gila Arnold

Aviva’s mother surprises her with a visit. When the facilitator of Suri’s social groups for the elderly cancels at the last minute, Suri agrees to run the group herself

 

Lifetakes: In Orbit

Leah Stein

I’m the mother in the middle, orbiting between these contrasting worlds, trying to give each child what she needs while being sensitive to the other



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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