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Checkup Checklist

Miriam Bloch

How can you navigate the plethora of health measures today’s medical world offers? Here are some common and important preventive measures experts recommend for every woman

 

Tempo Story: Love and the Living Will

Chaya Sara Schreiber

“This is a war you can’t win. I suggest you give a DNR. Continuing to provide him with care will only prolong his suffering”

 

Musings: Embracing Crazy

F.P. Leiberson

Yom Tov ends, and it was beautiful, meaningful, but secretly, I look forward to routine and peace and hosing down the mess and sterilizing the premises

 

A Stone’s Throw: Chapter 2

Faigy Gold

I practiced arranging my features into something that I hoped passed for blasé, hoping nobody would see through my insecurities

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 44

Leah Gebber

She rocks his shoulder, just slightly. “Forgive me, Papa, for robbing you of your sleep, but I am sorely in need of your wisdom”

 

Center Stage: Chapter 2

Gila Arnold

Did her husband really think that this was her best effort? Her pride and joy? The most she could do with her life?

 

On the House: Chapter 11

Faigy Schonfeld

Kaylie was annoyed. “Aren’t you going to ask what it was about? I finally dream, and all I get from you is a nod?”

 

Lifetakes: A Diamond is Forever

Leora Rosenberg

But then again, the ring stays on my finger while funds come and go. I’ve learned that the hard way



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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?”