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10 Building Blocks for a Better Marriage

Shira Hart

Experts share the ten essentials for a healthy, growing marriage

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 45

Leah Gebber

“What higher cause can there be than to find the truth among a tangled thorn bush of lies? Our only weapon is these words. Knowledge

 

Center Stage: Chapter 3

Gila Arnold

“Rina! Thank you, thank you, it means the world to us that you came!” Esti was once again breathless. Her natural way of speaking, Rina decided

 

On the House: Chapter 12

Faigy Schonfeld

“I know what you’re thinking, Binyamin,” Kaylie murmured. “But we’re not wasting perfectly good vacation days. The restaurant may be closed, but we still have work”

 

Lifetakes: A Dressing Down

Esther Kurtz

I mean, I wear this stuff, it’s my unique style, but would my students get it? I need to be new and fresh, hip and cool, right?

 

When Baby Blues Darken

Malkie Schulman

The term “postpartum depression” is actually a misnomer. Signs of the condition often start during pregnancy, and depression is not always the telltale symptom. New research is changing the way doctors diagnose and treat this challenging — but highly treatable — condition

 

Turning Tides: Class Action

As told to Leah Gebber by Elana Ginz

I almost fainted at this blatant anti-Semitism. I quickly ran through appropriate responses in my head, and rejected them all. It would be a waste of breath to even respond

 

Tempo Story: Time to Grow Up

Julie Ackerman

My poor brand-new husband, indoctrinated to never, ever, dare forget a woman’s birthday, was in for a mean learning curve

 

Dreamscapes: To increase Torah learning and observance among Jews

Elisheva Appel

We respect them and learn from them, while recognizing that there’s something essential that we have to share. We plant seeds, water them, and daven

 

A Stone’s Throw: Chapter 3

Faigy Gold

I wasn’t standing at the bar stuffing myself with noodles, or drinking the free booze, so would two mangoes be acceptable?



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A Response to "Too Far from Home"
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “Chareidi Israel is not happy to absorb immigrants”
Life after Kollel
Yonoson Rosenblum Remaining a ben Torah requires remaining a bar daas
Angel's Advocate
Eytan Kobre Because this is how’s it’s supposed to be always
Make Your Words Count
Rabbi Shneur Aisenstark This story delivers two sobering lessons for all of us
I Know of What I Speak
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman I would allow my mask to fall, my soul to be revealed
Meet the Tzaddik
Jacob L. Freedman “Aren’t there meds that can get him back to yeshivah?”
Two centuries later, the Chasam Sofer’s niggunim are heard again
Riki Goldstein The musical side of the Chasam Sofer dynasty
How Do You Think of These Words?
Riki Goldstein “For me, the words are the neshamah of the song”
The Song I Can't Stop Singing: Shlomo Simcha
Riki Goldstein “Which song are you connecting to this season?”
Megama Had the Magic
Riki Goldstein Remembering Moshe Yess a”h and Shalom Levine a”h
Living Beyond the Moment
Faigy Peritzman Someone steeped in Torah always lives beyond the moment
Uncertainty
Sarah Chana Radcliffe We can only be sure that we can never be sure
Instinctive Knowledge
With Rav Moshe Wolfson, written by Baila Vorhand Jewish babies are born knowing Hashem
The Gardener: Part II
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer “It’s a secret language called body language”