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Bring on the Bread!

Libi Astaire

A freshly baked loaf of bread has been one of life’s pleasures — and necessities — since time immemorial. Some would even say that bread is not only the staff of life, but it’s also the fuel that has powered the growth of many of the world’s civilizations.

 

Honeymoon in the Holy Land

Malki Lowinger

They loved their year in seminary, and can’t wait to return to the palpable holiness of Eretz Yisrael. But when they return as idealistic kollel wives, they find that nothing is the same. What to expect when you come back, and how to make the most of the opportunity.

 

Discovering the Hiding Places

Diane Wyshogrod

In Hiding Places: a Mother, a Daughter, an Uncovered Life, Diane Wyshogrod draws from every facet of her identity — writer, clinical psychologist, daughter, mother — not only to understand her mother’s wartime experiences, but to find out why it is so important for her (and for us) to make that attempt in the first place.

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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 movement
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?”