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A Step Closer to Home

Shimmy Blum

Jacob Ostreicher is out on bail. How long will it take until he is back home in Brooklyn?

 

A Ten-Step Shortcut to an Organized Life

Gila Arnold

Let’s face it. Some of us are not the organized types. We send the kids to school in yesterday’s socks without flinching. We borrow eggs from the neighbor for the fifth time in a row without blushing. And all the advice we get seem geared towards women who actually will label those cabinets. For all those women out there hiding behind brave smiles of “No, really, I prefer the lived-in look,” as they shield the view from the inquisitive neighbor at the door, no more excuses: these tips can work for you to.

 

Forging Forward and Onward

Michal Eisikowitz

With sterling faith, a supporting husband, understanding children, and a generous dose of humor, Cheri Tannenbaum transcends a debilitating disease.

 

Following My Daughter’s Journey

Miriam Klein Adelman

The halls are filled with the sounds of Torah of the rabbanim whose gravesites we will visit, the sounds of girls preparing themselves to visit the towns of great chassidic leaders and the desolate fields of the death camps, and the sight of students readying themselves to face whatever emotional and spiritual challenges lie in Poland. The above is an excerpt from an e-mail from my daughter before she left to Poland on a tour last week. On the itinerary was Auschwitz, Majdanek, and an array of cemeteries.



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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
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Four Walls Coming Full Circle
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And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
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Tali Messing
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Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
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Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you