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At the Doorway to Adulthood

Michal Eisikowitz

For some students, the pivotal seminary year is their best opportunity to work through issues and return home with a fresh slate

 

Instant Motherhood

As told to Riki Goldstein by Chana Rosenblatt

Many people thought that we had both lost our minds: how could I marry someone 16 years older than me with four kids?

 

Responsibilities

Esther Kurtz

Rochel rolled over in bed. It was after two in morning. Hindy had abused the power she had access to — now Rochel had a chance. She shifted uncomfortably

 

Freefall: Chapter 31

Miriam Zakon

Abe shocks Annie when he tells her he’s enlisted as a paratrooper. Colonel Cohn offers Moe a top-secret post in the army, and Moe accepts

 

House of Mirrors: Chapter 7

Rachael Lavon

Sarah says their siblings are jealous of Gavi’s and Laylee’s prominent community roles, which makes Laylee see Elmway in a different light

 

Learning Curve: Chapter 24

Gila Arnold

Suri feels guilty about telling Aviva what her daughter overheard about Yael’s poor work. After meeting with a business coach, they send out customer-satisfaction surveys

 

Lifetakes: From House to Home

Faigy Markowitz

When you buy a house, you purchase the place that will become a home. A headache arises from a place deep within, loaded with so many what-ifs



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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without