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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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The Fortunes of War
Rabbi Moshe Grylak We’re still feeling the fallout of the First World War
Some Lessons, But Few Portents
Yonoson Rosenblum What the midterms tell us about 2020
Vote of Confidence
Eyan Kobre Why I tuned in to the liberal radio station
5 out of 10
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Top 5 Moments of the Kinus
Day in the Life
Rachel Bachrach Chaim White of KC Kosher Co-op
When Less is More
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman How a good edit enhances a manuscript
It’s My Job
Jacob L. Freedman “Will you force me to take meds?”
They’re Still Playing My Song?
Riki Goldstein Yitzy Bald’s Yerav Na
Yisroel Werdyger Can’t Stop Singing
Riki Goldstein Ahrele Samet’s Loi Luni
Double Chords of Hope
Riki Goldstein You never know how far your music can go
Will Dedi Have the Last Laugh?
Dovid N. Golding Dedi and Ding go way back
Battle of the Budge
Faigy Peritzman Using stubbornness to grow in ruchniyus
The Challenging Child
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Strategies for raising the difficult child
Bucking the Trend
Sara Eisemann If I skip sem, will I get a good shidduch?
The Musician: Part 1
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer "If she can't read she'll be handicapped for life!"