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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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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
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Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz