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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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Sounds of Silence
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The Sages and their silences
The Slow Death of Europe
Yonoson Rosenblum What explains Europe’s self-destructive denial?
Time to Tell It Like It Is
Eytan Kobre Speak openly and honestly against evil
Vi Elult’zich?
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Elul waits for no one
Wild Card
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman “Welcome your son, even on Shabbos”
Good for You
Faigy Peritzman Friends and family tried to cheer me up. “It wasn’t your...
Unparallel Lives
Sarah Chana Radcliffe What to do when spouses live out of tandem
Dear Girl on the Fridge Magnet
Words Unspoken I could say, “Welcome to real life, honey!” as I notice ...