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Windows: 8 Invaluable Ideas

Yaffa Ganz

Here are eight constructive ideas to make your day simpler and more pleasant. They aren’t necessarily lifesaving, but they might save you time, energy, or stress

 

Musings: You’re Right

As told to Rivky Neuhaus

I wait a beat for my friend to concede her error, to say the words, “You were right.” I will not gloat, I tell myself sternly

 

Center Stage: Chapter 26

Gila Arnold

There’d been something strange in Gabriella’s expression, something hurried in her manner as she’d hastily walked them through their rehearsals and then rushed to the filming

 

The Gatekeeper’s Daughter: Chapter 7

Esther Teichtal

The lady gives a great big guffaw. “Is that the best you can do? My Lukas was nigh near ready to get the gun with your dawdling

 

Care to Join: Chapter 2

Leah Greene

As she tied her own scarf, Sharon turned and thanked me, then she continued on, to reconnect with the place she hadn’t seen in 40 years

 

Lifetakes: Drawerful of Memories

Shayna Gutke Poupko

What are the things that I desperately hang onto, not knowing their worth or what binds me to them?

 

Her Strong Suit

Esther Kurtz

I know I’m not the only one who complains that getting my husband to buy a new suit is a miserable drag… Could a basement in Teaneck be my salvation?

 

Nobody Does It All

Riki Goldstein

We meet frum superwomen everywhere, who seem to effortlessly ace every role. Meet six women who are not doing it all — and who unabashedly embrace their limitations

 

Therapist Toolbox: Four Horsemen and Five Languages

Abby Delouya, B.A., B. Ed., MFT

He wanted to stay married — as long as she would change. Be less demanding, less controlling, less nagging, less, less, less

 

Family Diary: Care to Join

Leah Greene

Moving halfway across the world to teach people Torah seems like a once-upon-a-time fantasy. (Maybe when I’m in my eighties and retired I’ll revive it)

 

Tempo Fiction: A Spot for Me

Rikki Ehrlich

Everyone except Esti Cohen, that is, but everyone else will be okay, and I’ll be the only single girl left on the planet, circling, circling—

 

Windows: Today I Am a Mother

Ahava Ehrenpreis

I was not failing in my motherly obligation, I was just on a break. I davened and waited for that project that would be just right

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The Fortunes of War
Rabbi Moshe Grylak We’re still feeling the fallout of the First World War
Some Lessons, But Few Portents
Yonoson Rosenblum What the midterms tell us about 2020
Vote of Confidence
Eyan Kobre Why I tuned in to the liberal radio station
5 out of 10
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Top 5 Moments of the Kinus
Day in the Life
Rachel Bachrach Chaim White of KC Kosher Co-op
When Less is More
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman How a good edit enhances a manuscript
It’s My Job
Jacob L. Freedman “Will you force me to take meds?”
They’re Still Playing My Song?
Riki Goldstein Yitzy Bald’s Yerav Na
Yisroel Werdyger Can’t Stop Singing
Riki Goldstein Ahrele Samet’s Loi Luni
Double Chords of Hope
Riki Goldstein You never know how far your music can go
Will Dedi Have the Last Laugh?
Dovid N. Golding Dedi and Ding go way back
Battle of the Budge
Faigy Peritzman Using stubbornness to grow in ruchniyus
The Challenging Child
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Strategies for raising the difficult child
Bucking the Trend
Sara Eisemann If I skip sem, will I get a good shidduch?
The Musician: Part 1
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer "If she can't read she'll be handicapped for life!"