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In Person: At Home with Goats

Sara-Malka Laderman, as told to C.B. Gavant

“Would you like to live on a farm?” If you’d asked me that 20 years ago, I would have said, “Are you crazy? Who wants to live on a farm? It’s so smelly!” But I did want to teach Torah and grow organic vegetables, so when my husband and I found a beautiful farm near the Baltimore frum community, I knew it was home.

 

Open for Discussion

Chana Donn

Celebrate Optimism! “Don’t cry over spilt milk” — Originally written in 1659 by historian James Howell as “No weeping for shed milk,” this popular adage reminds us all to view our experiences with a positive perspective and not to stress over the “little things” in life.

 

The Allergy Wars

By Sara Miriam Gross

Imagine never needing to wait six hours after eating meat to eat milchig, because you never eat any dairy at all. Avoiding dairy foods is part of life for many people — either because of a milk allergy or because of lactose intolerance.



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Let Me Go, for Dawn is Breaking
Rabbi Moshe Grylak What caused such a turnabout?
A New Darkness Descends
Yonoson Rosenblum A generation of too many Eisavs
Let’s Celebrate
Eytan Kobre Hundreds of boys arrived for a chasunah — theirs
This Is Our Victory
Rabbi Henoch Plotnik It is incumbent upon us to keep fighting the good fight
Not in My Neighborhood
David G. Greenfield Is housing discrimination a hate crime?
Keep Your Priorities Straight
Jacob L. Freedman Everything in its proper place on the ladder
Night Lights
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The family that lights together
Chanukah Spirits
Faigy Peritzman Only with My spirit
Miracles
Sarah Chana Radcliffe We live our lives in the miracle zone
Darkness, Light, and the Hierarchy of Life
Debbie Greenblatt Clarity is always described as light
The Twins: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Clusters are twins — they go together