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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



 
Hidden Power
Yonoson Rosenblum One never knows the power of his or her mitzvos
Can You Tell a Phony?
Eytan Kobre “You’re not using the phone; the phone is using you”
Grief and Gratitude
Yisroel Besser The deepest, most sophisticated truth in the world
Nobody's Perfect
Alexandra Fleksher With the gift of maturity, we learn to accept
Colossal Humility
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The last words I ever heard from my rebbi
Ready and Waiting
Baruch S. Fertel, MD, MPA, FACEP Why does everything take so long in the ER?
Bless You!
Faigy Peritzman Blessings don't create anything new in the natural world
Ready, Set, Succeed!
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Ensure success with explicit, doable instructions
The Radiance of Surrender
Mrs Shani Mendlowitz Honest admission reveals your inner radiance