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Sidestepping Power Struggles

Henchie Weinreb

At some point, nearly every parent will engage in a power struggle with their kids. Some feel these struggles have taken over their home. If you’re perpetually locked in confrontation with your children, here’s help.

 

Years Apart, Close at Heart

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

Most of us relate best to those around the same age and stage as we are. But once in a while, two individuals separated in age by decades develop a close relationship. These cross-generational friendships offer unique benefits — and challenges — on both sides.

 

Once around the Block

Tzipporah Wald

Though she’d scarcely set foot out of the house for the past month, there had been, baruch Hashem, phone calls, e-mails. “How’s it going?” her friend Binny had asked over the phone. “The mourning process, I mean. The grief work.” Malky had shrugged, though Binny couldn’t see her.



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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you