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Joy and Goodness

Family and Friends of Aliza Grund

Aliza Grund’s petirah last month left friends and family shocked and shattered. To mark her shloshim, five close friends and relatives share what they wish they could tell her

 

A Restless Rest

Yael Klein

Pregnancy. A glowing, miraculous time. Except it doesn’t seem that way when you’re lying on your back. How women on bed rest make it through

 

Tempo Story: Team Twin Swims the Kinneret

Miriam Stark Zakon and Emmy Leah Stark Zitter

Join Team Twin as we slog our way on a chlorinated journey to the 9th Annual Sadna Women’s Swim-a-Thon

 

Musings: The Letter That Nobody Wrote

C. B. Wahler

You may look back on the year and wonder, what difference did I make? Whose life did I touch? And will anyone remember?

 

A Stone’s Throw: Chapter 11

Faigy Gold

This was Real Life, with a true-to-life Rabbi Akiva and Rachel right in front of me!

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 54

Leah Gebber

“You may think that the reason all this is befalling us is because there is something wrong with your soul, and everywhere you go, it causes havoc and evil”

 

Center Stage: Chapter 11

Gila Arnold

“What if… we…” she hesitated briefly, then continued in a rush. “What if we made a film. You know, a full-length, women-only movie?”

 

On the House: Chapter 20

Faigy Schonfeld

Why did he always find himself in the middle? Tugged by both sides, trying to make things good, always trying

 

Lifetakes: Last Day

Rivka Streicher

They are trusting, these girls, baring vulnerabilities, some in front of the group, some just on paper



 
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