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Teens Under Stress

Tzipora Shub, LMSW

Overworked and under pressure, today’s teens struggle with challenges their parents couldn’t have imagined when they were that age. This stress takes a toll on physical and mental health. What parents can do to help ease the load.

 

Between Iraq and Hard Places

Barbara Bensoussan

Despite tragedy, poverty, and continuous turmoil, Chava Shamash Kaplan emerged from her journey through exiles whole, and with a stronger connection to Hashem and her heritage.

 

Sistershmooze — Voices from Beyond

Marcia Stark Meth • Emmy Stark Zitter • Miriam Stark Zakon •

Six people sit in a darkened room, fingers spread out on the round table, hands gently touching. A sense of hushed expectancy, hope, and fear fill the silent blackness. A séance. A gathering of the living trying to speak to those no longer here. Nonsense, of course, but in the 19th century, it was a wildly popular nonsense.



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Do You Know Where You’re Going?
Rabbi Moshe Grylak If Mrs. Esterhazy hadn’t gotten sick
Birthright Drops Reform
Yonoson Rosenblum The numbers tell the sad story
With Fresh Eyes
Eytan Kobre Members of an ever-tying people
Gift-Giving Guide
Yisroel Besser There’s a skill to giving a teacher a gift
Time for a Career Change
Jacob L. Freedman “How can a bochur even afford to smoke?”
Today I Am a (Learned? Committed?) Jewish Man
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Are bar mitzvah celebrations good for the Jews?
Major in Mothering
Faigy Peritzman “How do you picture marriage? Discussing quantum theory?...
When Parents Disagree
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Connecting heart-to-heart when you don’t see eye-to-eye
En Route: Food for Thought
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz The bread we eat today also comes from heaven
The Twins: Part II
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer “Bead,” she says again, with a little smirk
Dear Acquaintance
Your Possible Friend at the Clinic Why do you make it harder for me — and for you?