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Delivery from Darkness

Michal Eisikowitz

What happens if your new baby brings you anxiety and depression, instead of joy and delight? How to recognize — and recover from — postpartum reactions.

 

The Fitness Challenge

C.B. Gavant

A new exercise craze seems to appear on the scene every year, with adherents vowing that “you’ll never need another fitness program” and “this is all you need to reach your goal weight.” Is there really a single form of exercise that meets everyone’s needs? If you only have time for one, what should it be? Experts offer the skinny on eight popular forms of exercise.

 

Little Person, Big Illness

Riki Goldstein

How to help the seriously ill child — and his family — survive a hospital stay

 

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

Malkie Schulman

Covered or not, hair plays a significant role in a woman’s self-image. That’s why, when a woman’s hair is falling out — even if no one else can tell under that sheitel or tichel — it hits her hard. How to protect your locks.

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Fallen Idols
Rabbi Moshe Grylak Even the best of values can become idolatry
Declaring Bankruptcy
Yonoson Rosenblum The implosion of the Conservative movement
Something from Nothing
Eytan Kobre Israel should go for a bigger win than baseball
The Business Trip
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger Sometimes business trips aren’t strictly business
Death and Taxes
Jacob L. Freedman Aliyah ups, downs, and all-arounds
Perspective Shift
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman Single, female, Orthodox, adult: not an oxymoron
Mission with Ambition
Faigy Peritzman The way you see her is what she will become
Drop the Nagging
Sarah Chana Radcliffe You can gain cooperation, but not by nagging
Trying Our Patience
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Savlanus isn’t just patience, it’s endurance
Redeeming Factor
Shoshana Itzkowitz “When was the last time we ate a meal behind the dryer?”