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Lighten that Burden

Barbara Bensoussan

Ask frum parents to name their most staggering expense, and the answer will be tuition. It’s a heavy — sometimes crippling — burden for individuals and the community, and a perfect, neat solution still isn’t in sight. But some communities have found innovative approaches to soften the blow of the largest single item on the family’s budget.

 

Pain Fused with Faith

Eliezer Shulman and Yair Stern

With the tragic murder of his grandson Shalom Aharon Baadani Hy”d, Rav Shimon Baadani was thrust into the public eye. The Torah scholar and venerated chacham, whom tens of thousands of Jews view as their leader, supported his family and his nation with his unswerving acceptance of yet another crushing loss.

 

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Rachel Ginsberg



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Marriage Prep is a Teaching Moment
Yonoson Rosenblum Show young, searching Jews that Torah works
Elephant in the Room
Eytan Kobre Welcome to the Monkey House
No Hitting
Jacob L. Freedman “Torah doesn’t stand for that kind of behavior”
The Must Vs. The Should
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Performing G-d’s mitzvos transcends personal feelings
Tongue in Check
Faigy Peritzman There’s no substitute for positive reinforcement
Debugging the Dynamic
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Positive change starts with the spouse who’s smart
Social Savvy Vs. My Kids’ Shidduchim
Sara Eisemann As parents, we have the obligation to contain ourselves