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Moving Out, Moving On

Abby Delouya

Though we often move for purely technical reasons, there’s more behind it; it’s about moving on, moving past, or moving toward. Four women share their experiences

 

Power Trip

Shira Hart

Here are some small steps you can take around the clock for all-day energy boosts

 

Tempo: My Son, the Tzaddik

Chani Katz

I know that little boys don’t sit playing with dolls and tea sets during recess. Squabbles happen and scratches do ensue. But teeth aren’t replaceable!

 

Dreamscapes: Teaching Bitachon to Teens

Elisheva Appel

I was learning how to be unfazed by the bumps in life’s road and instead focus on the true purpose of our time here

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 39

Leah Gebber

Papa holds out his hand. “Brother Garcon,” he says in greeting. He will not dip his head, for the icon the man wears on a thick gold chain

 

Windows: Heaven’s Smile

Estee Frank

I can’t take care of my baby. Can’t change his diaper, can’t rock him to sleep, can’t bathe him, can’t look at him

 

On the House: Chapter 6

Faigy Schonfeld

“Kaylie won’t get it. The subtlety of color, how it affects mood and energy. This is going to turn out wrong, all wrong”

 

Lifetakes: Waiting

Peshie Needleman

I will do this, I tell myself sternly as I add lavender-scented fabric softener to the load of clothing. And I will do this right



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Think It Through
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The import of the name Anshei Knesses Hagedolah
Face the Facts: Don’t Suppress Them
Yonoson Rosenblum The left behaves more and more like a cult
You Never Looked So Good
Eytan Kobre Growing hunger for the fleeting high of the superficial
Top 5 Shiur Title Techniques
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin The answer to “what’s it about?” can fill or empty rooms
Power of Suggestion
Rachel Bachrach Mikey Benzaken is a stage hypnotist based in Jerusalem
Make It Happen
Jacob L. Freedman “If I’m a bum then let me be a bum”
Hard Knocks
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The Langer boys never forgot that apology
The Classic That Almost Didn’t Make the Cut
Riki Goldstein “It took only ten minutes to write, so we weren’t sure”
Hevel Pihem Keeps the World Going
Riki Goldstein The purity of their eyes and their innocent chatter
Yussi Sonnenblick never imagined they’d be singing “Eilecha” half a century later
Riki Goldstein “It’s nice to hear people still singing those songs”
The Rebbe’s Smile and the Rav’s Slap
Riki Goldstein “That was probably my most memorable performance”
Life in the Other Lane
Faigy Peritzman We should honor every Jew as if he were a talmid chacham
Needy
Sarah Chana Radcliffe The needier a person, the more they push people away
Touch of Light
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt “A person cannot live without any kavod”
Stay-at-Home Therapist: Part I
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer She turns to me. “You know the type, smart and silent?”