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At the Doorway to Adulthood

Michal Eisikowitz

For some students, the pivotal seminary year is their best opportunity to work through issues and return home with a fresh slate

 

Instant Motherhood

As told to Riki Goldstein by Chana Rosenblatt

Many people thought that we had both lost our minds: how could I marry someone 16 years older than me with four kids?

 

Responsibilities

Esther Kurtz

Rochel rolled over in bed. It was after two in morning. Hindy had abused the power she had access to — now Rochel had a chance. She shifted uncomfortably

 

Freefall: Chapter 31

Miriam Zakon

Abe shocks Annie when he tells her he’s enlisted as a paratrooper. Colonel Cohn offers Moe a top-secret post in the army, and Moe accepts

 

House of Mirrors: Chapter 7

Rachael Lavon

Sarah says their siblings are jealous of Gavi’s and Laylee’s prominent community roles, which makes Laylee see Elmway in a different light

 

Learning Curve: Chapter 24

Gila Arnold

Suri feels guilty about telling Aviva what her daughter overheard about Yael’s poor work. After meeting with a business coach, they send out customer-satisfaction surveys

 

Lifetakes: From House to Home

Faigy Markowitz

When you buy a house, you purchase the place that will become a home. A headache arises from a place deep within, loaded with so many what-ifs

 

Day After the Diagnosis

Miriam A. Knoll, M.D.

A cancer diagnosis can be paralyzing for patients. One oncologist shares her perspective, and offers pointers on how to navigate the oncology maze

 

Linked for a Lifetime

C.B. Lieber

Four pairs of women who have held on to their friendships for more than half a century share the inner workings of their unique relationships

 

Turning Tides: Brief History

As told to Leah Gebber

I married yichus — and expectations. The world is a shtender and a gemara, and what more could you need or possibly want?

 

At a Loss

Rifka Junger

It made no logical sense that I would be losing so much money in one day. And it wasn’t just any day, it was Erev Shabbos

 

Windows: Guilty as Charged

I remember Jewish guilt back when I was a “normal” mother, each night as I looked down at each of my six sweetly slumbering children

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