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Focus on the Finicky

Faigy Schonfeld

No more food fights! Tips, tricks, and insider secrets on how to feed your picky eater without feuds

 

SisterSchmooze: Dream On

Marcia Stark Meth / Emmy Stark Zitter / Miriam Stark Zakon

Join the Sisters in the dark corridors of our dreams — dreams that express our deepest yearning for the impossible… or our simplest longing for normalcy

 

If the Shoe Fits

Libby Berg

I will not allow Renana’s searing gaze to show me up as an overworked and underdeveloped frum mother

 

Musings: An Invitation to the Zoo

Zelda Goldfield

When I agreed to let my young sons open an informal neighborhood zoo, was I making a big mistake?

 

Windows: Birthday Wishes

Esther Kurtz

Malky leaned into my father, “Should I call Hatzolah?” she asked as a formality, just to confirm that everything was okay. Wasn’t it?

 

Freefall: Chapter 44

Miriam Zakon

Abe realizes he might be killed in battle, and begins keeping a journal so that his baby son will know what he’s gone through

 

House of Mirrors: Chapter 20

Rachael Lavon

Cassandra pulled out her phone, and Sarah groaned inwardly. If the cleaning help recognizes Laylee’s side profile… game over

 

Learning Curve: Chapter 37

Gila Arnold

Aviva rushes to the hospital over Shabbos because of early contractions, and is put on bed rest. After a week’s absence, the Goldfeders come back

 

Lifetakes: Carefree Dance

Lea Weiss

My natural state is usually sedentary, but flick on an Avraham Fried tune, and I morph from couch potato to spinning top



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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