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Changing Fortunes

Barbara Bensoussan

Money comes and money goes. It can be used for good — giving tzedakah, becoming an askan — or for self-indulgence and showing off. How do major shifts in fortune affect Jewish families?

 

Breathe Easy

Malkie Schulman

You do it all day long — but are you doing it correctly? Study after study has proven the benefits of breathing exercises to boost immunity, mood, and improve a range of health issues. But how?

 

AdviceLine: I Can’t Respect My Wife

Bassi Gruen

It’s extremely awkward for me to write this question to a women’s magazine, but for various reasons, I can’t go for help, and the lack of real respect and deeper connection in my home bothers me terribly

 

Flying Off the Handle

Perel Grossman

Welcome aboard Flight 517, and thanks for flying Ameri-delt UniLines!” In my other incarnation, I’m a travel agent. I specialize in group trips to Israel, but in essence, I’m an accessory to aeronautical misery

 

Freefall: Chapter 38

Miriam Zakon

Moe and Rob Morgenstern finally start to talk. The children get hysterical, and Annie and Yeruchum find ways to calm them down

 

House of Mirrors: Chapter 14

Rachael Lavon

Baila opens up about how difficult it is to adjust to small-town life. Cookie asks Laylee why she never calls her by her nickname

 

Learning Curve: Chapter 31

Gila Arnold

Yael can’t tell Ephraim about the surprise new OT hire. Aviva and Suri visit Yael at her home, to apologize — and Yael abruptly quits

 

Lifetakes: Operation Triple T

Yehudis Lieber

Complain? Never! What’s two days spent in excruciating labor; what’s some minor (okay, extreme) sleep deprivation when it’s part of the precious package of motherhood?



 
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Checks and Balances III
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Diamonds
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Streamlined Service
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Perfect Harmony
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Marking Miracles
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Going Against the Current
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