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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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Sounds of Silence
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The Sages and their silences
The Slow Death of Europe
Yonoson Rosenblum What explains Europe’s self-destructive denial?
Time to Tell It Like It Is
Eytan Kobre Speak openly and honestly against evil
Vi Elult’zich?
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Elul waits for no one
Wild Card
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman “Welcome your son, even on Shabbos”
Good for You
Faigy Peritzman Friends and family tried to cheer me up. “It wasn’t your...
Unparallel Lives
Sarah Chana Radcliffe What to do when spouses live out of tandem
Dear Girl on the Fridge Magnet
Words Unspoken I could say, “Welcome to real life, honey!” as I notice ...