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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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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?”