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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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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