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A Wise Mind

Nina Kaweblum

Ever get hijacked by your emotions? With the right skills, says therapist and DBT educator Nina Kaweblum, you can actually regain control of your emotions and respond with grace instead of impetuosity

 

Scrubs, Skis, and a Skirt

As told to Rochel Burstyn by Jessica Triest

Sport enthusiast, truth seeker, backpacker, doctor — Jessica Triest has found a way to merge her many identities in a seamless whole

 

Time-Out

Rikki Ehrlich

Time-Out Zone, she’d called it, for singles needing a break from shidduchim. A quantum-mechanically operated “time brake”. A place to escape decisions, escape my bed piled high with clothing, escape the reality of what to do about — but for how long?

 

Windows: Final Journey

Rivka Hartman

It turns out, the cousin in charge of implementing Aunt Suzanna’s carefully arranged cremation plan was on a safari in Zimbabwe — with no cell phone

 

Freefall: Chapter 51

Miriam Zakon

Moe and Abe are reunited on the front line. Reb Leibush finds Yeruchum crying and praying in front of the shul’s aron kodesh

 

House of Mirrors: Chapter 27

Rachael Lavon

Norman explains his history with Redlick. Laylee tells her father it would mean the world to Sarah if she knew how much he respected her

 

Learning Curve: Chapter 44

Gila Arnold

Yael tells her father-in-law about the clinic’s troubles, implying this is why she left. Her in-laws are furious, especially because they’re friends with the Goldfeders

 

Grab the Reins: Chapter 3

Shoshana Schwartz

I didn’t want to pry or make her uncomfortable. She, on the other hand, started asking a million questions about me, my background, my family

 

Lifetakes: The Simple Way

Rivka Streicher

My old neighbor Sheva’le is in her forties, wears a sheitel, and has all the vivaciousness of an 11-year-old



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Seventy Years
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “The sword from without, and machlokes from within”
Helping Our Kids Find Their Mission
Yonoson Rosenblum The best home protection against the “foreign winds”
Meeting for Minchah
Eytan Kobre “A Ten-Minute Appointment for a Five-Minute Encounter”
Top 5 Jewish Grammar Mistakes
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Seeing the errors of our grammatical ways
The Missing Alef
Alef is not simply another letter in the Hebrew alphabet
What Are You Grateful For?
Jacob L. Freedman “I guess all we can do is to be grateful”
A Simple Offering
Faigy Peritzman Our obligations are measured according to our abilities
Building a Better Brain
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Make your home an emotionally safe place to be real
The Cyclist: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Rachel has advanced from “flustered” to “determined”
Wholly Holy
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Realize who you are and how you can impact this world