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Invested in Marriage

C. B. Lieber

Finances are always a juggling act, and many couples find themselves disagreeing about how to handle them. Here, financial and shalom bayis experts address four common money scenarios

 

The Price of Compassion

Malkie Schulman

An eye-opening look into the world of professionals who devote their lives to caring for those around them

 

Tempo Story: One Day We’ll Laugh

Shoshana Itzkowitz

One of my teachers used to say, “If you’ll laugh about it in five years from now, don’t cry over it today.” Apparently, she never made Pesach

 

Musings: Normal No More?

Yael Machsman

Time, I thought, did not fly by so fast. He is 20 and, doggone it, it took me 20 long years to get here

 

Windows: Beggar in the Basement

As told to Leah Gebber

The name Berel elicited a sigh — apparently, it wasn’t easy to help Berel. He was too rich, too poor, too independent, too much of a nebach

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 42

Leah Gebber

She turns to face him. “I did not come here for this. I came to tell you that you should be walking. But you offend me”

 

On the House: Chapter 9

Faigy Schonfeld

Mimi tapped the mouse, something inside her begging. Do it. Don’t. It’s not only about Zoberman’s, she told herself, it’s about family. Don’t do it

 

Lifetakes: A Gift and a Promise

Leah Friedman

Now, suddenly, on this night before bedikas chometz, my old father has reappeared. The father who knew us, who loved us



MM217
 
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?”