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A Restless Rest

Yael Klein

Pregnancy. A glowing, miraculous time. Except it doesn’t seem that way when you’re lying on your back. How women on bed rest make it through

 

Tempo Story: Team Twin Swims the Kinneret

Miriam Stark Zakon and Emmy Leah Stark Zitter

Join Team Twin as we slog our way on a chlorinated journey to the 9th Annual Sadna Women’s Swim-a-Thon

 

Musings: The Letter That Nobody Wrote

C. B. Wahler

You may look back on the year and wonder, what difference did I make? Whose life did I touch? And will anyone remember?

 

A Stone’s Throw: Chapter 11

Faigy Gold

This was Real Life, with a true-to-life Rabbi Akiva and Rachel right in front of me!

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 54

Leah Gebber

“You may think that the reason all this is befalling us is because there is something wrong with your soul, and everywhere you go, it causes havoc and evil”

 

Center Stage: Chapter 11

Gila Arnold

“What if… we…” she hesitated briefly, then continued in a rush. “What if we made a film. You know, a full-length, women-only movie?”

 

On the House: Chapter 20

Faigy Schonfeld

Why did he always find himself in the middle? Tugged by both sides, trying to make things good, always trying

 

Lifetakes: Last Day

Rivka Streicher

They are trusting, these girls, baring vulnerabilities, some in front of the group, some just on paper

 

Negotiator or Manipulator?

Elisheva Appel

How to help our children find the fine balance between coaxing and controlling

 

Make It Work: So You’ve Always Loved… Medicine

Bracha Stein

Five off-the-beaten-track careers for the woman who’s always dreamed of practicing medicine

 

Tempo Story: Sitting in a Church, Dreaming of a Shul

Goldie Young

I walked out of that church with more fuel in my fire. It was not a phase, as my mother liked to say. It was not temporary

 

Musings: A Mother of Boys

Esther Novak

My home thrums with the energy of joyful music, wooden spatulas drumming on my garbage can, and the thumping of sneaker-clad feet

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