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Child-Friendly Therapy

C. B. Gavant

Your child is having problems at home and in school — maybe it’s because a beloved grandparent just passed away, you recently moved to a new country, or there’s been a divorce in the family. Whatever the issue, when a kid’s behavior moves into a realm beyond the regular, child therapists are trained

 

Yalta’s Claim to Fame

Dr. Pearl Herzog

Very few women are alluded to by name in the Gemara. And even if they are, they are hardly mentioned. Yalta, the daughter of Rabah bar Avuha, is the rare exception. Known as the wisest woman of her time, she is the most-discussed woman in the Gemara.

 

Seized with Kindness

Rhona Lewis

There’s nothing beautiful about epilepsy. There’s nothing beautiful about a cocoon. A cocoon isolates the developing pupa; seizures isolate the sufferer, temporarily cutting him off from the world. But eventually, the butterfly emerges …



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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without