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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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We Want to Stay Jews
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “It’s your fault my son is marrying a goyah!”
Scandal on Z Street
Yonoson Rosenblum Is the IRS becoming an instrument of partisan warfare?
Saved by the Buzzer
Eytan Kobre It wasn’t adopted frumkeit, it was actualized truth
The Switchblade and the Chazon Ish
Rabbi Meir Wikler The long-term effectiveness of our current actions
Financial Austerity
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman The temptations of bribery are overwhelming
The Best Policy
Jacob L. Freedman “Start by being honest and asking for help”
Cause Then Effect
Faigy Peritzman Not what we say, but why we say it
Parental Burnout
Sarah Chana Radcliffe A burned-out parent can’t take care of anyone
On the Derech
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz Our own wavering in emunah opens the door to Amalek