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Right Intentions, Wrong Diagnosis

C. Rosenberg

Parents sometimes spend years treating a condition their child isn’t even suffering from. How to prevent a misdiagnosis — from finding the right evaluator to avoiding common pitfalls

 

Lessons for Life

Mishpacha Contributors

Though you’ve long forgotten why the Wars of the Roses began, there are some lessons that linger, some teachers who will never be forgotten

 

The Save Our School Committee

Gila Arnold

“Okay, ladies, we’re here to find eight preschool teachers within the next four days. Piece of cake! There must be thousands of girls just back from seminary”

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 14

Leah Gebber

“Brother Francis, you forget that while you remain secluded in the priory, some of us must enter the godless world and bring it faith”

 

Grab the Reins: Chapter 21

Shoshana Schwartz

Yisroel kept his nose clean. If he didn’t break any rules, he figured he’d sail through his six months by staying under the radar

 

Facets: Chapter 5

Esther Kurtz

“You’re right, I’m going to make a friend, now stop talking about it before I cut off my nose to spite my chin”

 

Lifetakes: Making the Grade

Chanie Berg

A peripheral glance through my children’s arts and crafts reveals an alarming pattern; I’m lauding intelligence, success… just like my parents



 
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