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Foundation of Her Home

Barbara Bensoussan

With the petirah last week of Rebbetzin Miriam Salomon, wife of Rav Mattisyahu, who ran a “chesed” factory, we lost a true eishes chayil

 

Four Surprises for Dr. Spock

Michal Eisikowitz

Babyhood truths now & then — what’s new, what’s changed, and what hasn’t

 

Chanukah with the Chevreh

Mati Swimer

No matter what type of Chanukah party you’re throwing, it’s a good idea to have fun activities planned for the little ones. Here are a few activities designed to keep smiles bright

 

Stage Fright

Chaiky Berger

If this girl was out, then the highlight of the evening and the zing of the show would need to be omitted. And it was all her mother’s fault

 

The Family that Prays Together

Penina Pinchasi

On Shabbos, my daughters and I await our husbands and sons’ homecoming from shul — or I should say shuls, plural. Eight males. Five different minyanim

 

Freefall: Chapter 33

Miriam Zakon

Artie keeps running away, and Colonel Cohn had doubts about sending him to America, but Malka begs him to let them join their Jewish relatives

 

House of Mirrors: Chapter 9

Rachael Lavon

After another girl in the park calls Cookie fat, Laylee returns home shaken — only to have Gavi berate her for running away from the problem

 

Learning Curve: Chapter 26

Gila Arnold

Aviva, Zevi, and Suri meet with the business coach to review the survey results. They discuss hiring a new OT for the clinic

 

Lifetakes: Waiting Again

Esther Kurtz

We stew, and we think, and we regret, and we memorialize, and then we just sit quietly waiting for the phone to ring



 
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