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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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Seventy Years
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “The sword from without, and machlokes from within”
Helping Our Kids Find Their Mission
Yonoson Rosenblum The best home protection against the “foreign winds”
Meeting for Minchah
Eytan Kobre “A Ten-Minute Appointment for a Five-Minute Encounter”
Top 5 Jewish Grammar Mistakes
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Seeing the errors of our grammatical ways
The Missing Alef
Alef is not simply another letter in the Hebrew alphabet
What Are You Grateful For?
Jacob L. Freedman “I guess all we can do is to be grateful”
A Simple Offering
Faigy Peritzman Our obligations are measured according to our abilities
Building a Better Brain
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Make your home an emotionally safe place to be real
The Cyclist: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Rachel has advanced from “flustered” to “determined”
Wholly Holy
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Realize who you are and how you can impact this world