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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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Winds of Fear
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The juxtaposition of Irma and Elul
Making Our Story His
Yonoson Rosenblum On Rosh Hashanah we do not hide
No Icing on the Cake
Eytan Kobre Society — and sanity — has lost
Soul Stirring
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger Simply put, the Yamim Noraim work
Day in the Life of Aaron Ovadia
Rachel Bachrach Aaron Ovadia’s Drops of Light Project
Even Your In-Laws
Jacob L. Freedman No big reward if it’s not tough
Connecting the Dots
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman The evil, the eclipse, the destruction, the goodness
Above the Clouds
Faigy Peritzman Taking no step of my journey for granted
Moving Forward
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Rosh Hashanah invites us into our future
Kings and Queens
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt Such is the power of kavod