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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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A Response to "Too Far from Home"
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “Chareidi Israel is not happy to absorb immigrants”
Life after Kollel
Yonoson Rosenblum Remaining a ben Torah requires remaining a bar daas
Angel's Advocate
Eytan Kobre Because this is how’s it’s supposed to be always
Make Your Words Count
Rabbi Shneur Aisenstark This story delivers two sobering lessons for all of us
I Know of What I Speak
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman I would allow my mask to fall, my soul to be revealed
Meet the Tzaddik
Jacob L. Freedman “Aren’t there meds that can get him back to yeshivah?”
Two centuries later, the Chasam Sofer’s niggunim are heard again
Riki Goldstein The musical side of the Chasam Sofer dynasty
How Do You Think of These Words?
Riki Goldstein “For me, the words are the neshamah of the song”
The Song I Can't Stop Singing: Shlomo Simcha
Riki Goldstein “Which song are you connecting to this season?”
Megama Had the Magic
Riki Goldstein Remembering Moshe Yess a”h and Shalom Levine a”h
Living Beyond the Moment
Faigy Peritzman Someone steeped in Torah always lives beyond the moment
Uncertainty
Sarah Chana Radcliffe We can only be sure that we can never be sure
Instinctive Knowledge
With Rav Moshe Wolfson, written by Baila Vorhand Jewish babies are born knowing Hashem
The Gardener: Part II
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer “It’s a secret language called body language”