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Day After the Diagnosis

Miriam A. Knoll, M.D.

A cancer diagnosis can be paralyzing for patients. One oncologist shares her perspective, and offers pointers on how to navigate the oncology maze

 

Linked for a Lifetime

C.B. Lieber

Four pairs of women who have held on to their friendships for more than half a century share the inner workings of their unique relationships

 

Turning Tides: Brief History

As told to Leah Gebber

I married yichus — and expectations. The world is a shtender and a gemara, and what more could you need or possibly want?

 

At a Loss

Rifka Junger

It made no logical sense that I would be losing so much money in one day. And it wasn’t just any day, it was Erev Shabbos

 

Windows: Guilty as Charged

I remember Jewish guilt back when I was a “normal” mother, each night as I looked down at each of my six sweetly slumbering children

 

Freefall: Chapter 30

Miriam Zakon

Moe arrives in England. He’s given mysterious orders to report to a room in London’s most elegant hotel. There, he meets Colonel Cohn, Harry’s father

 

House of Mirrors: Chapter 6

Rachael Lavon

Sarah tells Laylee she’s no longer in school because of an incident involving cannabis. Laylee’s father sends a big check for the shul with Sarah

 

Learning Curve: Chapter 23

Gila Arnold

Suri’s daughter tells her about a conversation she overheard at the clinic, in which mothers complained about the OT services. Suri tells Aviva about it

 

Lifetakes: Letting Go

I remember waiting on the driveway for Zevi’s playgroup van when he was three, and his graduation to real school buses when he was five. I miss those moments of fun, when we’d wait for the bus as a family. I miss last year’s quiet, early morning talks. Doesn’t he?



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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