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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.

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Fallen Idols
Rabbi Moshe Grylak Even the best of values can become idolatry
Declaring Bankruptcy
Yonoson Rosenblum The implosion of the Conservative movemen
Something from Nothing
Eytan Kobre Israel should go for a bigger win than baseball
The Business Trip
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger Sometimes business trips aren’t strictly business
Death and Taxes
Jacob L. Freedman Aliyah ups, downs, and all-arounds
Perspective Shift
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman Single, female, Orthodox, adult: not an oxymoron
Mission with Ambition
Faigy Peritzman The way you see her is what she will become
Drop the Nagging
Sarah Chana Radcliffe You can gain cooperation, but not by nagging
Trying Our Patience
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Savlanus isn’t just patience, it’s endurance
Redeeming Factor
Shoshana Itzkowitz “When was the last time we ate a meal behind the dryer?”