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Never Alone at the Hospital

Malky Lowinger

Whether she’s calming a confused patient, averting disaster, or counseling family members, patient liaison Sima Bachrach eases the stress of hospitalization

 

Secrets of Half-Century Marriages

C.B. Lieber

Couples whose marriages have spanned five decades and beyond have much wisdom to share about the process - of building a relationship and growing older together

 

Off the Top of My Head

Esther Kurtz

Need a new sheitel but don’t want to mortgage your home? Here’s everything I learned about buying a good sheitel on the cheap

 

Happily Ever After

Nechama Engel

Maybe I will tell you this story, the clichéd one, one day, but not now. Today I’ll start at the happily-ever-after point and take it from there

 

Windows: It’s There, Somewhere

As Told to Rivka Streicher

Despite herself, she is experiencing the kavanos that the rebbetzin had taught a few days earlier. She’s never felt better

 

Musings: Practically Perfect

Aliza Goldman

This is a wonderful chance to show everyone what I can do. I’m going to make one perfect dinner

 

Grab the Reins: Chapter 22

Shoshana Schwartz

“You’re picturing an alcoholic desperate for a drink but not allowed to have one. Or a food addict standing in a bakery with his hands tied”

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 15

Leah Gebber

It is night when the note is thrown in through the window of Papa’s study. Papa is sleeping, but Aster still prowls, restless, around the house

 

Facets: Chapter 6

Esther Kurtz

“I’m not making him into a chesed case. Besides, no kid wants to be told to become friends with someone. And then, if he’d find out….”

 

Lifetakes: Unique

Ruchy Shapira

I was dumbstruck, because the funny thing was: She looked just like me. Same build, similar face, same hair, same voice, for goodness’ sake!



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Not a Newspaper
Shoshana Friedman A deeper difference between newspapers and magazines
Services in Shards
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “Such a painful, malicious lie!”
The Pittsburgh Protests: All Politics All the Time
Yonoson Rosenblum The old rule — “no enemies on the left” — still applies
Danger: School Crossing
Eytan Kobre The hypocrisy of YAFFED’s assertion is breathtaking
Real Laughter and Real Tears
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger The two sides of a life lived with emunah
Work/Life Solutions with Eli Langer
Moe Mernick I was proud to be “that guy with the yarmulke”
Is Ktchong! a Mitzvah? When Prayer and Charity Collide
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman These cannot both be done effectively at the same time
An Honest Shidduch
Jacob L. Freedman “Baruch Hashem I’m cured, and this will be my secret”
A Blessing in Disguise
Riki Goldstein “I never thought the song would catch on as it has”
Ishay and Motti Strike a Common Chord
Riki Goldstein Bringing together two worlds of Jewish music
What’s your favorite Motzaei Shabbos niggun?
Riki Goldstein From the holy and separate back to the mundane
Rightfully Mine
Faigy Peritzman Don’t regret the job you didn’t land; it was never yours
Growing Greener Grass
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Nurture your blessings and watch them blossom
My Way or the High Way
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt We know what we want — but do we know what He wants?