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Grab the Reins: Chapter 15

Shoshana Schwartz

When you paused too long between each effort, you were essentially letting him have his way, every single time

 

Art behind Bars

Carol Messing

Incarcerated teens work through their pain using paint and glue. A seasoned art therapist speaks about how art can reach the places beyond words

 

Your Child’s Keeper

C. Rosenberg

Sending a child to a relative or friend for a few days or more requires planning. How to make it as smooth as possible for everyone

 

Inside Job: Physician Assistant

Rachel Bachrach

Three PAs on what they do, why they love it, and how, contrary to popular belief, being a PA is not second best to being a doctor

 

At the Window

Bracha Stein

Ahuva’s heart twisted. Was it with pride at Sari’s offer, or pain for Esther’s refusal? She didn’t know

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 8

Leah Gebber

“And if we were to marry, then what would that help? You would be thrown out of your father’s home, Jocef, surely you see that?”

 

Lifetakes: Longed-for Children

Shoshana Gold

Seeing the woman did not understand the expression, someone explained: “Gebetene — it means that the children were asked for”



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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