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Negotiator or Manipulator?

Elisheva Appel

How to help our children find the fine balance between coaxing and controlling

 

Make It Work: So You’ve Always Loved… Medicine

Bracha Stein

Five off-the-beaten-track careers for the woman who’s always dreamed of practicing medicine

 

Tempo Story: Sitting in a Church, Dreaming of a Shul

Goldie Young

I walked out of that church with more fuel in my fire. It was not a phase, as my mother liked to say. It was not temporary

 

Musings: A Mother of Boys

Esther Novak

My home thrums with the energy of joyful music, wooden spatulas drumming on my garbage can, and the thumping of sneaker-clad feet

 

A Stone’s Throw: Chapter 10

Faigy Gold

About to despair, I remembered; this ain’t called a luxury hotel for nothing. Let’s put ’em to the test

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 53

Leah Gebber

He clenches his fists. These self-satisfied Jews, what do they know? What do they know of being alone in the world?

 

Center Stage: Chapter 10

Gila Arnold

Because why? Because she wanted to so badly? Because Hashem wouldn’t have helped her discover a talent only to throw it away forever?

 

On the House: Chapter 19

Faigy Schonfeld

“Daddy doesn’t serve me breakfast like he serves you,” Mommy said, pretending it was a joke. Mimi stared at her mother. Where did this come from?

 

Lifetakes: The Story’s End

Gila Arnold

Why else would Hashem take the trouble to arrange such wild circumstances to ensure I buy this book?



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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