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Dance of the Soul

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

Pirouettes. Pliés. Leaps. Spins. Twists. Leah Heinrich teaches women young and old how to use dance and movement to explore and express their inner selves. It is incredibly liberating — and also a lot of fun.

 

A Final Wish

Gila Arnold

Dina’s body lay on the bed; her neshama had already broken free. She saw her family bent over the empty body, heard the sobs of her husband — it would be hard for Menachem without her — and the wails of her girls. Rivkaleh and Tzippora would be okay, she knew. They had their own families to comfort them. But Shevy, her little Shevy — the cries of her youngest were sharpest of all, and in this painful moment of separation, Dina felt reproached. She had not married off her Shevy before departing the wor



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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