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Fly Above Fear

Esty Heller

Two grown women, each paralyzed with fear at the thought of boarding a plane. A therapist uses innovative techniques to uncover the layers beneath the phobia and enables them to heal


From Classroom to Boardroom

The Girls of Thrive Till Five

The fresh-off-the-plane-from-seminary girl’s guide to landing your first job — and succeeding at it


Any Man a Prince

Ora McCarthy

“He is a prince of the Talmud,” a feverish boy whose dark eyes burned and shimmered in the smudgy light of a lamp told me


Rites of Passage

Miriam Katz

When every Melanie and Karen and Cindy started to be called Michal and Rivka and Chaya, I realized I’d taken for granted the treasure I’d been given


Teacher in the Middle

Rivka Streicher

I steal a look at the girls. They’re writing, writing. What about me? I taught them this, the words they’re stringing together so fast and sure


Center Stage: Chapter 62

Gila Arnold

Heshy doesn’t trust me to handle myself with her, Rina thought. She didn’t know if she should be offended, or grateful that her husband had her back


A Fading Light: Chapter 9

Joan Zlotnick

The questions I’m referring to are those that keep whirling around in our heads without any hope of resolution


Yardsticks: Chapter 3

Esty Heller

I wondered what was up with that seamstress, but I couldn’t dwell on her. The Kohlmans were waiting for me to design a gown that would make headlines. It was going to be a long night


The Path to Popularity

Rochel Burstyn

What makes someone popular? And how can you ramp up your own popularity?


A Fading Light: Chapter 8

Joan Zlotnick

On two separate days, a few months apart, I arrived at the facility to hear devastating news


It Only Takes One

Rachel Glass

With me, numbers have never been just numbers; they’re characters with their own distinctive personalities. It’s just the way it is


Hugging Tomorrows

Sarah Moses Spero

When you’ve belonged to a smaller community for generations, it takes just about that long to feel truly connected somewhere else

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Out with the Girls
Yonoson Rosenblum Another progressive revolution that eats its own
And I Will Glorify Him
Eytan Kobre Herman Wouk “made G-d a bestseller”
What You've Learned
Alexandra Fleksher Allow me to let you in on what school is all about
Going Broke
Mishpacha Readers Reader feedback for “The Kids Are Going to Camp..."
Top 5 Ways Jews Try to Lose Weight
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Gaining weight and talking about losing weight
He Soaked Up Our Pain
Rabbi Yaakov Klein A tribute to Reb Shlomo Cheshin ztz”l
Leaving on a High Note
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman And then it happened. I knew it would
Family Matters
Baruch S. Fertel, MD, MPA, FACEP Not the answers they teach in medical school
Play the Night Away
Riki Goldstein May we all share simchahs, no strings attached!
Fast Thinking
Faigy Peritzman How we react when we're exempt from a mitzvah
Baalat Teshuvah
Rachel Karasenti Don’t ask, “So how did you become frum?”
Confessions of a PhD Graduate
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When it comes to parenting, we’re always learning
Dear Favorite Little Sis
Anonymous I ended up wanting to be like you
Who's Making My Phone Calls?
Sara Eisemann Should I be upfront that I’m calling for myself?