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The Making of a Mensch

Margie Pensak

You’ve tried positive reinforcement, sticker charts, prizes. Take a peek at what mechanchim are doing in the classroom to inculcate good middos in our children

 

Skills for School Success

Toby Vogel

Ideally, your child learns well, aces tests, and looks forward to going to school each day. What you can do to make this happen

 

The Dyslexic Mind

Esther Teichtal

Considered an enigmatic learning disability, many misconceptions must be righted before dyslexia is recognized for what it offers — the gift of seeing things differently

 

SisterSchmooze: Life Lessons

Marcia Stark Meth / Emmy Stark Zitter / Miriam Stark Zakon

What if you had the chance to revisit the subjects you learned in school and view them through the lens of your life experience?

 

Whispers: Chapter 7

Shira Hart

At 18, after a very positive heart scan, my parents decided to send me to seminary in Israel to fill the gaps in my education

 

Walking Away

Miriam Dansky

Everything seemed to be endowed with a strange and luminous intensity, as if all of reality had been reduced to what transpired within its walls

 

Freefall: Chapter 19

Miriam Zakon

Yeruchum is polite but distant to Moe and pleasant to Harry. Luigi drops in on Shabbos. All three are being sent to Hawaii

 

Learning Curve: Chapter 12

Gila Arnold

Aviva has a hard time dealing with the news of her pregnancy. Yael invites a state senator to visit their clinic

 

Lifetakes: Teaching and Learning

Ruchi Green

Next time I want to give up and say, this is too hard for me, I want out — I’ll think of Ahuva and keep going



 
Hidden Power
Yonoson Rosenblum One never knows the power of his or her mitzvos
Can You Tell a Phony?
Eytan Kobre “You’re not using the phone; the phone is using you”
Grief and Gratitude
Yisroel Besser The deepest, most sophisticated truth in the world
Nobody's Perfect
Alexandra Fleksher With the gift of maturity, we learn to accept
Colossal Humility
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The last words I ever heard from my rebbi
Ready and Waiting
Baruch S. Fertel, MD, MPA, FACEP Why does everything take so long in the ER?
Bless You!
Faigy Peritzman Blessings don't create anything new in the natural world
Ready, Set, Succeed!
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Ensure success with explicit, doable instructions
The Radiance of Surrender
Mrs Shani Mendlowitz Honest admission reveals your inner radiance