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Freefall: Chapter 22

Miriam Zakon

Abe follows Annie’s lead in saying Tehillim for Moe, whose fate is unknown. Hours later, she receives a telegram from Moe saying he is unharmed

 

Learning Curve: Chapter 15

Gila Arnold

Aviva convinces her mother she doesn’t need her help. Suri and Yael drop in on Aviva, and tell her about Senator Pearl’s upcoming visit

 

Lifetakes: Noodling with Chesed

Rivky Singer

“The doctor does these procedures 20 times a day,” I mused. “It’s a big deal for us, but it’s no big deal for him. He could probably do it with his eyes closed.”

 

Quiet the Inner Critic

C. Rosenberg

Elul is a time for introspection, self-examination, and renewed commitments. A new approach, Min¬¬dful Self-Compassion, can bring you closer to your goals with no condemnation required

 

Here Comes the Judge

Barbara Bensoussan

It’s a long road from Bais Yaakov to the bench. In January, Ruchie Freier becomes the first chassidic woman to don the robes of a US court judge

 

Family Reconfigured

Riki Goldstein

After a break of many years, you’re suddenly blessed with another baby. Welcome to the “split personality” life of a mother who’s raising two different generations in one home

 

Less Motion, More Devotion

Yael Wiesner

Overwhelmed? Thankfully, simplifying your way to success in both your physical goals and your ruchniyus aspirations is not complicated or difficult. Here’s how

 

Whispers: Chapter 10

Shira Hart

Land of the free, home of the brave. As my options in Israel narrowed and died, America, the enjoyable summer setting, became my new home

 

Net Worth

As told to A. Asaraf

It was a heady feeling. No longer the tall, enigmatic figure hovering on the fringes, I was now an irrefutable part of the jet set

 

Windows: How to Cook a Fish Head

Zivia Reischer

No Jewish woman is ever a stranger to another. There are some experiences that are universal unifiers, like pain and joy. And fish heads.



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Blame It on Amnesia
Rabbi Moshe Grylak He has no past, and therefore no future
Jogging the Memory
Yonoson Rosenblum Summoning up the past is not always so easy
Endless Summer
Eytan Kobre Time is the implacable foe of us all
Three Orphans and Two Afikomens
Dr. Meir Wikler Here is how children spell the word “love”: t-i-m-e
All for a Good Cause: The Conversation Continues
Mishpacha Contributors Readers weigh in on “All for a Good Cause”
No Question Too Small, No Problem Too Big
Eliezer Shulman In tribute to Rav Sraya Deblitzky ztz”l
Under the Chuppah
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman Of course, I never mentioned my dream to anyone
It's Not My Wife
Jacob L. Freedman Anxiety was present in the room, but not in the patient
One Day, the Nations Will Know
Riki Goldstein The Skulener Rebbe’s message was hidden in the song
Far-Reaching Consequences
Faigy Peritzman The impression each action makes is never erased
Frustration Tolerance
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Keep calm when dealing with someone who can’t
Mistakes and Mysteries
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz Tears are the avodah of Tishah B’Av
The Detective: Part II
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer I thought he was misbehaving; he was suffering
Dear Neighbor
Anonymous Stop to ask yourself if they’re heartless or heartbroken