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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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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