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In a Home Not My Own

Malkie Schulman

How does it feel to move out of your home-of-decades and into a single room in an assisted living facility or a child’s house?

 

Inside Job: What It’s Like to Be a Principal

Rachel Bachrach

Three women explain what it’s like to manage it all effectively while being mechanech from the heart — because that’s the principle of the matter

 

Change of Heart: Chapter 6

Leora Hammer

The diver’s reflex: Fill a basin with ice water and plunge your head in. It works every time! This was getting better and better

 

Tempo: Riding the Waves

Esther Teichtal

Ari followed her hand to the water. His jaw fell. He yanked off his sweatshirt, kicked off his shoes, took three large steps back, sprinted and… jumped

 

Musings: Why, Hashem, Why?

Devorie Kreiman

We can’t know why. We can know, for sure, that even as we are hurting, there is a True Judge.

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 33

Leah Gebber

“Clara. I know why you are not eating,” she says. “It is because you have already broken your fast, is it not?”

 

Facets: Chapter 24

Esther Kurtz

Was it possible to make a friend in two weeks? Maybe I can get Rafi to change the terms. I really, really wanted to go

 

Lifetakes: What Good Jewish Mothers Do

Nechama Elbaz

“You think it’ll get better when she grows up, right? Nope, then you’ll just be up at night worrying instead”



 
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