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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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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you