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Dual with Words

Yael Schuster

From Jerusalem to Kiryas Joel, many frum women are raising their kids with more than one language. How can we help our children develop — and maintain — fluency in two languages?

 

Welcome to the World

As told to Leah Gebber

“Don’t go to some hick-town hospital,” my mother said on the phone. “Ten miles further is a world-class hospital, with a top NICU.” But by the time we got there, my head was lolling to the side; I was hovering in a strange, semi-conscious zone

 

It's All in the Yeast

Rena Michaels

I decided to take on a mitzvah personally difficult for me to do in the zechus that my son would return to mitzvah observance

 

Freefall: Chapter 52

Miriam Zakon

Abe and Moe spend a night under artillery fire. Reb Leibush and Yeruchum discuss Yeruchum’s relationship with Moe and how to mend it.

 

House of Mirrors: Chapter 28

Rachael Lavon

The jubilant Beloffs have a meaningful conversation with Redlick on their way out of court. Baila discusses seminary options with Sarah

 

Learning Curve: Chapter 45

Gila Arnold

Goldfeder’s lawyer hands Suri a court summons. Suri apologizes to Aviva and, to her surprise, Aviva accepts the apology and says they’ll fight and win

 

Grab the Reins: Chapter 4

Shoshana Schwartz

On top of my own frustration, I felt responsible for the others’ enjoyment — or lack thereof — and worry and guilt wended their way into my consciousness

 

Lifetakes: A Girl Called Kaila

Esther Malka Goldschmidt

Strange to hear this woman recounting a piece of my past. How many times had I wandered up and down that road with my friends?



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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
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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
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Tali Messing
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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
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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