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Life after Death

Malkie Schulman

Moving beyond the passing of a loved one is always difficult, but grief can be compounded when the survivor is tormented by guilt. What’s at the root of this emotion and how does one work through it

 

The Maiden of Ludmir

Dr. Pearl Herzog

In her own lifetime Chana Rochel Webermacher, Chassidus’s only female rebbe, was a figure of awe and controversy. With so many conflicting legends surrounding her, is it possible to catch a glimpse of the “real” Maiden of Ludmir today?

 

Advice Line

Bassi Gruen

I’m lucky to be married to a respectful and caring husband, and I’d like to think our relationship is very good, although we definitely have our ups and downs. We’ve been married five years, and my husband has put on a considerable amount of weight in that time. His being overweight, his unhealthy eating habits, and his lack of exercise, have all become sources of conflict. Both for health reasons and appearance reasons, I am concerned. How can I get him to lose weight — or convince myself not to care?



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Not a Newspaper
Shoshana Friedman A deeper difference between newspapers and magazines
Services in Shards
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “Such a painful, malicious lie!”
The Pittsburgh Protests: All Politics All the Time
Yonoson Rosenblum The old rule — “no enemies on the left” — still applies
Danger: School Crossing
Eytan Kobre The hypocrisy of YAFFED’s assertion is breathtaking
Real Laughter and Real Tears
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger The two sides of a life lived with emunah
Work/Life Solutions with Eli Langer
Moe Mernick I was proud to be “that guy with the yarmulke”
Is Ktchong! a Mitzvah? When Prayer and Charity Collide
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman These cannot both be done effectively at the same time
An Honest Shidduch
Jacob L. Freedman “Baruch Hashem I’m cured, and this will be my secret”
A Blessing in Disguise
Riki Goldstein “I never thought the song would catch on as it has”
Ishay and Motti Strike a Common Chord
Riki Goldstein Bringing together two worlds of Jewish music
What’s your favorite Motzaei Shabbos niggun?
Riki Goldstein From the holy and separate back to the mundane
Rightfully Mine
Faigy Peritzman Don’t regret the job you didn’t land; it was never yours
Growing Greener Grass
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Nurture your blessings and watch them blossom
My Way or the High Way
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt We know what we want — but do we know what He wants?