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Permission to Pamper

Sarah Glazer

How is it that some women can give and give and still feel full while others are on the verge of collapse? The answer? They aren’t ashamed to indulge in good self-care

 

Sew Easy with the Right Machine

C. Rosenberg

Just thinking about purchasing a sewing machine can be overwhelming, but sewing experts shed light on what both novice and experienced seamstresses should look for when getting a perfect-for-you machine

 

Without Words

As told to Leah Gebber

I could have cried with all my strength, but neither my mother nor my father would have heard. They were both deaf and mute

 

Between the Cracks

As told to Miriam Schweid

I was quiet. He continued. “Tzippy is going through a rough time in Yiddishkeit, and apparently you caused it. She doesn’t want to forgive you

 

One Single Birthday Cake

Naomi Wein

What did I want my family to do — ignore my birthday entirely? Not buy a cake and thus abandon family tradition? That’d feel even worse

 

Tichel Tales: Chapter 4

Gabriella Roth

“I did what all my friends did. I got a beautiful sheitel, wore it when out, and took it off the minute I got home”

 

Freefall: Chapter 37

Miriam Zakon

The children arrive at the hotel and Annie realizes Artie has been traumatized by his experiences. In England, Mrs. Braun falls and injures herself

 

House of Mirrors: Chapter 13

Rachael Lavon

Laylee’s mother offhandedly accuses her of not doing enough about Cookie’s weight problem. Laylee is photographed on Fifth Avenue wearing her new Chanel bag

 

Learning Curve: Chapter 30

Gila Arnold

Yael flees the clinic after overhearing Suri and Aviva talking about her. Aviva tells Zevi there might be something wrong with their unborn baby

 

Lifetakes: Smugly Farro

Rivky Singer

Farro ain’t mushy. It has a nutty bite to it and a crunch and it practically screams — if a superfood could scream — “I am super!”



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