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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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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