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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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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