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The Do’s & Don’ts of Diet Aids

Shira Isenberg

Why bother exercising and cutting out calories, many question, when you can get a quick weight-loss fix in the form of a pill, supplement, or meal replacement? Fact is, when it comes to diet aids, there’s a lot of scary stuff in the fine print.

 

Slipping Away

Rachel Bachrach

Few situations are more agonizing than watching a spouse slowly fade. Yet families who can utilize the little time they have left can transfuse the misery with meaning.

 

A Sound Decision

Rachel Aptowitzer

Now that the long winter stretches ahead, many of us are trying to spice our children’s days with extracurricular activities. Music lessons are the quintessential choice of parents looking to enrich their children’s lives. It’s tempting to pick an instrument based on what’s most readily available, like Bubby’s old piano. But there are a lot of factors to consider, from your child’s personality to his innate strengths.

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Declaring Bankruptcy
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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?”