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A Guarded Existence

C.B. Gavant

For some frum women, Pesach doesn’t feel like zeman cheiruseinu; they live in the shadow of a husband behind bars. Wives of inmates share their loneliness and struggle — and what keeps them moving forward each day.

 

Sight For Sore Eyes

Yael Schuster

Irritated eyes made contact lenses impossible for me to wear. Glasses were just plain bothersome. With laser surgery, my problem was solved. Is laser vision correction right for you too?

 

Family Story: Peeling the Layers

N. Greene

It’s just a regular Monday morning: the usual flurry of lunch bags and kisses and lost shoes. With my gleaming, space-age, newly Pesachdig kitchen winking in the background, I’m particularly eager to get the kids off to school. Finally, finally, the schlepping, shopping, scrubbing, and kashering is done. As soon as the kids are off and the baby settled, I can start on the task I love most: cooking.



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Whose State Is It?
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The Nation-State Bill adds nothing to the simple truth
First, Clean Your Room
Yonoson Rosenblum Disorder of our rooms reflects the disorder of our minds
Start Up with G-d
Eytan Kobre “Women rabbis” suffocate the spirit of the law
The Non-Competitive Competitors
Rabbi Avrohom Weinrib Competition? We are all working for the same Boss!
In Defense of Those Eltere Bochurim
“Still Waiting” (an anonymous contributor) A perspective built on 12 years (and counting) of dating
No Size Fits All
Jacob L. Freedman Meir’s success seemed practically carved out for him
Endnote - Start with the Heart
Riki Goldstein “I start with the heart of the sound, then add layers”
Great Shakes
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman Hashem has His ways of pressing our “reset” button
Of Gates and Gators
Faigy Peritzman Our ears can receive messages the most easily
I Don’t Know
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Get around decision paralysis by listening to your gut
Time to Try the Frum Dating Sites?
Sara Eisemann That’s my problem and I’ll have to work it through