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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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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