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The Nitty Gritty Secret of Success

Bracha Stein

Researchers have discovered the secret of success, and it doesn’t lie in intelligence, social savvy, or personality. Which character traits have been proven integral to achievement — and how can we help our children hone these qualities?


Catering to Each Other

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

Catering is often a stressful business — and marriage brings its own stresses too. How do couples cope when they decide to go into the catering business together?


Standing Up to Stigma

Libi Astaire

There are a few things Chava Willig Levy would like you to know about her, but the fact that she’s needed a wheelchair since a bout with polio at age three, doesn’t top the list. Indeed, shortly after the publication of her book A Life Not With Standing, she assures us that her memoir is not a sob story, but a chronicle of the adventures of an iron-lung alumna. Here, Chava shares her views, as well as two excerpts of a book that is poignant, playful, and pensive all at once.

Never Despair
Rabbi Moshe Grylak HaKadosh Baruch Hu always opens a way back
Yonoson Rosenblum My first Sephardic minyan on Shabbos
No Questions Asked
Eytan Kobre I still don’t have a satisfying answer to this question
“Lachem” Times Ten
Rabbi Henoch Plotnik Perhaps we can add one more interpretation
Keeping Your Head and Bases Covered
Jacob L. Freedman “Take it off?! Wearing my kippah literally saved my life...
Money Speaks
Faigy Peritzman Approach eternal life with happiness and meticulousness
Preparing for Change
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Help your kids navigate change consciously and carefully
A Listening Ear
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz Hear a message, not a sound