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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



 
Hidden Power
Yonoson Rosenblum One never knows the power of his or her mitzvos
Can You Tell a Phony?
Eytan Kobre “You’re not using the phone; the phone is using you”
Grief and Gratitude
Yisroel Besser The deepest, most sophisticated truth in the world
Nobody's Perfect
Alexandra Fleksher With the gift of maturity, we learn to accept
Colossal Humility
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The last words I ever heard from my rebbi
Ready and Waiting
Baruch S. Fertel, MD, MPA, FACEP Why does everything take so long in the ER?
Bless You!
Faigy Peritzman Blessings don't create anything new in the natural world
Ready, Set, Succeed!
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Ensure success with explicit, doable instructions
The Radiance of Surrender
Mrs Shani Mendlowitz Honest admission reveals your inner radiance