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Small Things, Big Impact

Leah Richeimer

Meet three women who were surprised and gratified to discover small changes that could dramatically improve their relationship with the most important person in their lives

 

When Baby Won’t Stop Crying

Faigy Schonfeld

You look at your howling infant; it’s been hours, exhaustion engulfs you, and you wonder: Is this normal? If baby’s incessant wails make you want to weep, it may not just be colic

 

SisterSchmooze: Decisions, Decisions

Marcia Stark Meth / Emmy Stark Zitter / Miriam Stark Zakon

At different moments in our lives, we Sisters have snapped, plunged, flipped, researched, wavered, panicked, and procrastinated. We’ve even left one decision to a dog

 

Tempo: Playing a Part

Chaya Tavin

What about our boys? I was sure they would feel out of it. I was wrong

 

Windows: How They Do It

Esther Kurtz

And then there’s my sister-in-law, who I love dearly, but who really solidified my despair of ever being the enviable “How does she do it?” superwoman

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 3

Leah Gebber

The Shamash tells Samuel he must find a match for his daughter Aster, to ensure that Aster and Clara are provided for in Samuel’s old age

 

Learning Curve: Chapter 51

Gila Arnold

Suri draws strength from the women in her senior group. Yael asks her mother’s advice. Zevi asks Aviva why she doesn’t like holding the baby

 

Grab the Reins: Chapter 10

Shoshana Schwartz

The rabbi shook his head. “Ilana, it’s not the horse that wants to be on the side, it’s you.”

 

Lifetakes: Generations

Shoshana Itzkowitz

It was a world of people with rich histories and depth of life that may or may not ever have been recognized by anyone. A disappearing world



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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
Bring Back the Wonder
Yisroel Besser Look around and say, “Ribbono shel Olam, wow!”
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”