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Streamline Your Pesach Cleaning

Yael Wiesner

The same process improvement tools used by billion-dollar corporations can transform your Pesach prep so it’s manageable and efficient — and you can attend the Seder like a queen

 

SisterSchmooze: Seeing Red

Marcia Stark Meth / Emmy Leah Stark Zitter / Miriam Stark Zakon

When we Sisters decided to give our readers some red to read, we found a color tinted with many different shades for schmoozing

 

Tempo: Letting Go

Ahava Ehrenpreis

When programs guaranteed that they would teach him independence, I usually responded, “Independence — we have that down pat. How are you on dependence training?”

 

Musings: I Don’t Remember

Miriam Klein Adelman

“Hi,” the voice on the message machine said. “Wait, who did I just call?” the voice continued. Silence. “Uh. Well, by now you know who I am anyway”

 

Windows: Soul Appearance

Esther Kurtz

Twenty weeks and four days was too early for anything, no man’s land in terms of viability... but I wouldn’t let my mind go there

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 40

Leah Gebber

As the land recedes behind them, Ramon stares. Africa. Home of riches and cruelty. The glitter of gold and flash of blood

 

On the House: Chapter 7

Faigy Schonfeld

The rock in his stomach hardened. “So you’re not going to try and come to an agreement? You’d rather just sit here and complain?”

 

Lifetakes: The Stuff That Sticks

Libby Rubinstein

For just under a dollar, I can dispense TLC, validation, and the easing of rules where they don’t really matter



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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!”
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