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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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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