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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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