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“Finish Your Peas!”

Elisheva Dorfman, LMFT, and Adina Pearson, RDN

How to improve the “food culture” in your home, while giving your children intuitive eating tools that will stand them in good stead for life

 

Pain in Vein

C. Rosenberg

Varicose veins may appear to be nothing more than a cosmetic issue, when in fact this condition could impact long-term health

 

Tempo: Off Court

Faigy Schonfeld

After seven years of never getting past the second date, could a dating coach be the answer?

 

Windows: Brave Old World

Elana Rothberg

The phone call, from the most popular boy in kindergarten, asking for a playdate with my son, brought back all the memories of my awkward initiation into the fourth-grade class

 

Grab the Reins: Chapter 28

Shoshana Schwartz

Lena had been attending 12-step meetings for over a year and strongly identified with the other members, but her behavior hadn’t changed at all

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 21

Leah Gebber

“We’ve all changed, Aster. Open your eyes. But you won’t, because you are too busy pretending that you are a statue, in the hope that the future might overlook you”

 

Facets: Chapter 12

Esther Kurtz

Oh no. No, no, no. I’m not making Shifra’s engagement ring; you think I’m making something for a tiny school auction? I’ll give them money — not my work

 

Lifetakes: Waiting for My Miracle

Rachel Ginsberg

My entire kitchen is instant smoke and blackness. I’m standing in the eye of an explosion. Am I alive? Burned? Maimed? Cut? Bleeding?



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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
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Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
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Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "I don’t believe in sacrificing days — you only get ever...
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz