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Set Me Free: Stories Of Personal Exodus

as told to Shoshana Shwartz

When the Egyptians enslaved the Jews they not only imprisoned their bodies – they also tried to entrap their minds. Millennia later, we too struggle to free ourselves of the mistaken beliefs, the misguided principles, which ensnare us. Three women tell the true story of how they found freedom from their inner captors.

 

A Life among Giants

Leah Gebber

On the seventh yahrtzeit of Rav Shlomo Wolbe, Family First talks to the Mashgiach’s lifelong partner, Rebbetzin Rivka Wolbe, who shares her miraculous life story.

 

In Pursuit of Perfection: A Roundtable Discussion

Meet Our Panelists: -Rebbetzin Beila Kviat is now the principal of Adas Yereim -Mrs. Chaya Newman formerly principal of Bruria’s, now director of the women’s division of Torah Umesorah -Mrs. Chaya Ginzberg is a teacher at Bais Yaakov Academy and BYA/Maalot Seminary

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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?”