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Purim Rebbetzin

Mali Heller

In some homes, the chaos and cheer of Purim is multiplied. Three rebbetzins from illustrious homes share a glimpse of their childhood Purims and their Purim today

 

Family Farce: Special Purim Spoof

Mishpacha Contributors

The Jewish Woman's Weakly

 

Change of Heart: Epilogue

Leora Hammer

I do have a new understanding of how the world works. I knew it all along, but it’s a little more real to me now

 

Tempo: Melting the Coldest Heart

Goldie Young

I know right then and there that there would not be anyone else in this world who would give me that special blessing on Friday nights

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 38

Leah Gebber

Something inside her burns. She steps forward. “We are indeed honored by your suggestion, but I am afraid we must decline”

 

On the House: Chapter 5

Faigy Schonfeld

“Zoberman’s is the best eatery in town. Who said we have to make ourselves crazy just because some young big shot decides to copy us?”

 

Lifetakes: “O” is for “OMG!”

Rochel Grunewald

Yes, they had heard the Purim story. No, they would not be keeping Purim — at least not in the traditional way



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