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Northern Lights

Hadas Afik

These women, who live in Meron year-round, wouldn’t have it any other way. Because once Rabi Shimon has summoned you, there’s no turning back

 

Never Too Late for Happiness

As told to Margie Pensak

How one woman made a second marriage later in life work, along with advice from the pros

 

I Dare Me: No More Complaining

As told to Elisheva Appel

How would it impact my marriage if I just stop complaining, cold turkey? Will the mood in my house pick up? Or will I spontaneously combust?

 

Tempo Fiction: Diamond Trade

Rochel Grunewald

Sometime over the past hour, there had been a click, a sudden shift of understanding in the silent room — and it was a deep-down understanding

 

Musings: The Blessing of Counting

Etty Fried

On Pesach, Chumie counted Sefirah, on a transcendent Leil Shimurim she medically shouldn’t have lived to see. And the next night. And the next

 

A Stone’s Throw: Chapter 5

Faigy Gold

Others, Jew and non-Jew alike, would have to be deaf, dumb, and blind not to pay attention to a flight attendant saying, “16A, kosher meal?”

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 47

Leah Gebber

A small smile spreads over Jocef’s face. For the first time since he reappeared, there are no demons, only an innocent sweetness

 

Center Stage: Chapter 5

Gila Arnold

Gabriella stared incredulously at her husband. She’d just finished baring her soul to him, explaining this deep yearning that needed to find expression, and this was his rational suggestion!

 

On the House: Chapter 14

Faigy Schonfeld

He folded his arms and leaned against the door. “I need to have a meeting with your father, a business meeting. And I’m not getting anywhere with him”

 

Lifetakes: Rabbi Shimon and Me

Miriam Katz

Do I have that same kavod? Though I’m dressed more appropriately, I’m watching from the sidelines and can’t even manage to be wholeheartedly present



 
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Badgered into Submission
Yonoson Rosenblum Avatars of political correctness in search of dissenters
Drinking Doubt Away
Eytan Kobre Meaning is indispensable for generating happiness
My Tale of Two Mentors
Rabbi Dovid M. Cohen I wish them both continued nachas and success until 120
Checks and Balances III
Mishpacha Readers The conversation continues...
Memorable Melodies of Modzhitz
Rabbi Mordechai Besser The struggling survivors became kings in shul on Shabbos
A Whole Song and Dance
Rabbi Ron Yitzchak Eisenman One of those small acts that are giant leaps of chesed
Diamonds
Jacob L. Freedman MD "Each Jewish woman is a bas Melech, Dr. Freedman!"
Streamlined Service
Riki Goldstein "JewishMusic Stream is still about classic kosher music”
Perfect Harmony
Riki Goldstein "The arrangements literally changed the entire song"
Hang On to the Glow
Riki Goldstein Back to the warm camp Shabbos memories
Marking Miracles
Faigy Peritzman The miracles are there, but our eyes are blind to them
Going Against the Current
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Wise to deny our kids something all their friends have?
Clothed in Splendor
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz When dressing up is spiritual, not superficial
The Spokesman: Part IV
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Every sentence tells a story; make yours well told