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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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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you