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Home Management, Down to a Science

Yael Wiesner

Whether or not you were a chemistry geek in high school, physics may help you finally take care of that cluttered toy closet or messy bedroom floor

 

Guardians of Glory

Margie Pensak

Desks, blackboards, and lockers were gone at Baltimore’s Bais Yaakov Eva Winer High School. In their place — a dazzling celebration of the greatest women in Tanach

 

Adviceline: Embarrassed to Leave Kollel?

Rabbi Zev Leff, Rabbi Yitzchok Frankel, Mrs. Batya Weinberg

My husband wants me to stay home with the kids while he works. But in this community, I’m embarrassed for my husband to leave kollel

 

Logged In

As told to Leah Gebber

It didn’t take long for me to discover that most frum guys don’t want an irreligious girl — even if she really wants to be religious

 

The Gardenia

Shayna Friedman

She did a last once-over in the mirror, deciding she looked absolutely perfect. Wasn’t that the most important aspect of having a good time at a wedding?

 

Musings: Nothing to Worry About

Yaffa Ganz

Very few things in life take care of themselves; if no one is worrying about them, the results are likely to be catastrophic

 

Freefall: Chapter 42

Miriam Zakon

Annie gives birth to a boy on Purim who is named Mordechai. Rob’s fiancé and the children’s father are both killed in action

 

House of Mirrors: Chapter 18

Rachael Lavon

The Beloffs skip the annual Krugman family vacation, due to Cookie’s meal plan. After realizing how much Cookie hates her personal trainer, Laylee fires her

 

Learning Curve: Chapter 35

Gila Arnold

Yael pretends she’s still working at the clinic. Suri discusses her client, Dini Goldfeder, with Naomi, who says her symptoms sound like bipolar disorder

 

Atom Splitters

T. Goldner

“I see you’re drawing a lot of terrorists. Is that what the boys at school are talking about?” I ask my nine-year-old



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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