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The Ambassador's Pillar

C. Rosenberg

Mrs. Devorah (Debby) Sherer a”h never sought the limelight, though she was married to a man who represented Orthodox Judaism to the world

 

Mix & Match: “Ashkesfard” Version

Ashira Davidson

What happens when you match a Sephardi with an Ashkenazi? “Ashkesfard” couples share their stories about the culture shocks, halachic adjustments, and other unexpected surprises

 

Concert of Memories

Malka Katzman

A tune from our childhood. A beat we instantly recognize. Listening to a familiar melody is comforting for us all, but for the elderly, the positive effects of music are staggering

 

Tempo: Dancing in Orbit

As told to Rivka Streicher

“Well then,” the caller says calmly, “I wanted to let you know that you’ve just won a ticket to Israel for the hilula of Rabi Shimon bar Yochai. We want to book you on the charter flight leaving tomorrow”

 

Windows: The Next Stage

Rina Levy

They had been out on four dates. Four dates, for heaven’s sake! This was considered enough to make the most important decision of their lives

 

Freefall: Chapter 53

Miriam Zakon

Abe is shot and left to die, but his body is not recovered. Annie receives a telegram informing her that he is Missing in Action

 

House of Mirrors: Chapter 29

Rachael Lavon

“If you really want to make a difference, the great Laylee Beloff should blog about making meaningful connections with family members, no matter their size or school”

 

Learning Curve: Chapter 46

Gila Arnold

Aviva didn’t suspect; she knew. Knew as soon as the doctor walked into the room. Really, she’d known even before that

 

Grab the Reins: Chapter 5

Shoshana Schwartz

The exercise worked well because we hadn’t realized it was an exercise. No theoretical conversation, no attempts at remembering situations in which we felt powerless

 

Lifetakes: Glory Boy

Faigy Schonfeld

At the end of that exhausting day, I informed my husband that I intended to have only girls from then on. You hear me?



 
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