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The Making of a Rebbetzin

Gila Arnold

Sari lifts a shoulder delicately. “You’re a relative nobody, you know,” she says. “A nice nobody, of course,” she adds kindly

 

Musings It's What I Believe

Penina Steinbruch

When our teacher mentioned imagining what we would be like without Torah, I don’t think she meant it so literally, but I have an overactive imagination

 

It's What I Believe

Penina Steinbruch

When our teacher mentioned imagining what we would be like without Torah, I don’t think she meant it so literally, but I have an overactive imagination

 

Center Stage: Chapter 60

Gila Arnold

“You have a tremendously bright future ahead of you. Don’t tell me you’re going to throw it away because of one girl”

 

Yardsticks: Chapter 1

Esty Heller

I knew how to match a figure to a style. I knew how to make every kallah look good

 

Forever Yours

Faigy Schonfeld

He must have known that power comes and goes, that one day Poland will be coated in hollow memories, but Torah is portable and forever

 

A Fading Light: Chapter 6

Joan Zlotnick

There would be no Zumba classes for me. I definitely was not going to join a senior citizens’ center

 

Becoming Yael's Mom

Helaine Ring

She was incubated, and I was released from the hospital. It broke my heart to leave my child alone in the sterile, overly lit neonatal ICU

 

Pain under Wraps

Leora Rosenberg

The conflicting emotions are suffocating; the joy of a young boy on the brink of life and the private pain of each person there

 

Center Stage: Chapter 59

Gila Arnold

Gabriella felt her heart melting toward the girl, felt the familiar desire to build Huvy up, just like she’d tried to do ever since they’d first met

 

More or Less: Chapter 25

Esther Kurtz

“There was always another person to prove something to, and then, being single — I was never good enough because I wasn’t married"

 

Glints

Bracha Stein

There’s always a gap between our dreams and reality, and that chasm looms large in motherhood

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