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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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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?”