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Brushstrokes of the Spirit

C. Brosh

Her striking works of art are recognized across the globe, yet her inspiration comes from within. Naama (Kitov) Nothmann embraces her artistic talents and directs them to bring her closer to her creator.

 

When Mom and Dad Can’t Live Alone

Rachel Bachrach

Few realities are more daunting than parents’ inability to care for themselves. Devoted children want to offer the best possible arrangement —but often don’t know what would be ideal. Here, a candid look at the pros and cons of the three most common eldercare set-ups

 

Public Speaking Made Easy (Really)

Libi Astaire

It’s many people’s number one fear — and no, it’s not the fear of losing your job, or even going to the dentist. It’s the terror of speaking in public. But this fear can be overcome, and you can even enjoy the experience.



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We Want to Stay Jews
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “It’s your fault my son is marrying a goyah!”
Scandal on Z Street
Yonoson Rosenblum Is the IRS becoming an instrument of partisan warfare?
Saved by the Buzzer
Eytan Kobre It wasn’t adopted frumkeit, it was actualized truth
The Switchblade and the Chazon Ish
Rabbi Meir Wikler The long-term effectiveness of our current actions
Financial Austerity
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman The temptations of bribery are overwhelming
The Best Policy
Jacob L. Freedman “Start by being honest and asking for help”
Cause Then Effect
Faigy Peritzman Not what we say, but why we say it
Parental Burnout
Sarah Chana Radcliffe A burned-out parent can’t take care of anyone
On the Derech
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz Our own wavering in emunah opens the door to Amalek