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Wheatgrass inWilliamsburg

Malkie Schulman

In a small corner of Brooklyn, a group of chassidish women are at the forefront of a health revolution. Instead of sweet kugels and fatty cholent, they’re pushing raw food in their communities. What sparked their interest in holistic health — and the unlikely person teaching them.

 

Glass Cage

As told to Gittel Chany Rosengarten

If Mrs. Mansbach hadn’t been there, or maybe if I hadn’t been paying $450 for the consultation (that’s like $7.50 per minute), I would have indulged in a delicious, warm burst of tears. I sat on her pastel rug with my three children, playing pretend grocery store, so that she could observe our interactions and tell me how to proceed with my eldest.

 

Tableaux of Jubilation

Barbara Bensoussan

As a child, Rosa Katzenelson watched Argentinean police slash the picture of a rabbi which graced the walls of her parents’ home. Today, she “puts the picture back together again” with vibrant paintings of Jewish life — and the vibrant Jewish life she lives.



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Let Me Go, for Dawn is Breaking
Rabbi Moshe Grylak What caused such a turnabout?
A New Darkness Descends
Yonoson Rosenblum A generation of too many Eisavs
Let’s Celebrate
Eytan Kobre Hundreds of boys arrived for a chasunah — theirs
This Is Our Victory
Rabbi Henoch Plotnik It is incumbent upon us to keep fighting the good fight
Not in My Neighborhood
David G. Greenfield Is housing discrimination a hate crime?
Keep Your Priorities Straight
Jacob L. Freedman Everything in its proper place on the ladder
Night Lights
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The family that lights together
Chanukah Spirits
Faigy Peritzman Only with My spirit
Miracles
Sarah Chana Radcliffe We live our lives in the miracle zone
Darkness, Light, and the Hierarchy of Life
Debbie Greenblatt Clarity is always described as light
The Twins: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Clusters are twins — they go together