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Two Kidneys, Two Lives

Machla Abramovitz

For some patients, finding a kidney donor is a relatively simple process. For those with complications, it can take years. Many have died while waiting for a compatible match. How the revolutionary new “swap” system is changing all that, plus the health risks that every donor needs to know about.

 

An African Odyssey

Rhona Lewis

Shaina Davis had never seen or smelled heat before. Fortified against the sun in a felt hat, a long-sleeved blouse, and a billowing skirt, she sat stiffly on the tiny mule and wondered how she had agreed to leave the damp comforts of London to follow Shalom into the heart of Africa. The heat, a quivering mass, rippled just beyond the nose of the first mule in their convoy. A dry, peppery smell, a combination of the red dust that coated everything and the hot, still air, tickled her nose.

 

From Play-Doh to Real Dough

Bracha Deutsch

Even if your résumé has a fifteen-year “stay-at-home mommy” gap, you can still successfully restart your career. Here, a how-to guide packed with résumé tips, networking strategies, confidence-boosting advice, and more.

 

From Our Archives: Her Answer Is Always “Hineni”

Barbara Bensoussan

Mishpacha joins Klal Yisrael in mourning the loss of Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis a”h, and shares our profile from Family First Issue 483 in tribute to a luminary of our nation



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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”
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!”
Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
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 The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without