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Social Smarts

Sarah Chana Radcliffe

In social interactions, most of us have some level of awareness of what works and what doesn’t. Experts call that “social intelligence.” What’s the secret formula of social intelligence?

 

The Bigger Picture

Riva Pomerantz

If a picture’s worth a thousand words, Devorah Rothmann is massively prolific. Perched above a sea of dancing women, or crouched near the spotlights in her studio searching for the best angle, her job is much more than a profession; it’s an integral part of her avodas Hashem. The name of her studio — Ayin Tova — says it all.

 

Museum of the Month

Tzivi Zuckerman

Welcome to “Exhibit,” Bais Yaakov of Baltimore’s once-in-four-years exhibition, in which the 12,000 square feet of the school’s second floor; including ten classrooms, a large all-purpose room, and the long hallways, are transformed by an array of art media that highlight that year’s theme. The theme of this year’s exhibit is “Tapestry of Time: Around the Year.”



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Not a Newspaper
Shoshana Friedman A deeper difference between newspapers and magazines
Services in Shards
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “Such a painful, malicious lie!”
The Pittsburgh Protests: All Politics All the Time
Yonoson Rosenblum The old rule — “no enemies on the left” — still applies
Danger: School Crossing
Eytan Kobre The hypocrisy of YAFFED’s assertion is breathtaking
Real Laughter and Real Tears
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger The two sides of a life lived with emunah
Work/Life Solutions with Eli Langer
Moe Mernick I was proud to be “that guy with the yarmulke”
Is Ktchong! a Mitzvah? When Prayer and Charity Collide
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman These cannot both be done effectively at the same time
An Honest Shidduch
Jacob L. Freedman “Baruch Hashem I’m cured, and this will be my secret”
A Blessing in Disguise
Riki Goldstein “I never thought the song would catch on as it has”
Ishay and Motti Strike a Common Chord
Riki Goldstein Bringing together two worlds of Jewish music
What’s your favorite Motzaei Shabbos niggun?
Riki Goldstein From the holy and separate back to the mundane
Rightfully Mine
Faigy Peritzman Don’t regret the job you didn’t land; it was never yours
Growing Greener Grass
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Nurture your blessings and watch them blossom
My Way or the High Way
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt We know what we want — but do we know what He wants?