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Building Better Brains

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

Research shows that providing a stimulating environment for children ages zero to three can lead to multiple benefits later in life. What early childhood experts have to say about this “first-three-years” theory, plus strategies for helping your little ones reach their full potential.

 

2nd Time Around

Barbara Bensoussan

After a first marriage fails, a second marriage can be a balm to the soul. But that doesn’t mean it’s a smooth ride. Here are some common hurdles that newlyweds have to face the second time around — and the ways they dealt with those challenges.

 

Reflexes Gone Awry

Azriela Jaffe

People who suffer from Tourette’s disorder never know when the next tic will hit them. Will they feel compelled to blink uncontrollably during an important meeting? Will they have an irrepressible urge to shout in the middle of shul? A closer look at tic disorders and what sufferers can do to control them.

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Man to Man
Rabbi Moshe Grylak Each mitzvah counts because they all have one Source
PC Where It Hurts
Yonoson Rosenblum The IDF is sacrificing its own strength for secularism
In Its Clutches
Eytan Kobre Technology is biologically addictive. Now what?
Broken Matzos, Whole People
Rabbi Efrem Goldberg The ability to adjust our expectations is freedom
Washington Will Have to Go
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Statuettes aren’t a Jewish way of honoring others
Time for a Rematch
Jacob L. Freedman “Then you agree that I’m probably Mashiach?”
Ivri Anochi
Riki Goldstein A simple message goes a very long way…
From the Mouth of Babes
Faigy Peritzman I use Lamaze a lot more as my kids get older
Something’s Wrong
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Low moods or extreme stress don’t equal depression