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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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