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A Novel Style

C.B. Gavant

Walk into any Judaica bookstore and peruse the fiction shelves, and you’ll notice an intriguing imbalance: a full 80 to 90 percent of the stories are written by females. Why do the few intrepid male fiction writers choose to write novels, and what does their contribution add to the world of Torah literature?

 

Under Pressure

Libi Astaire

Blood pressure is a normal part of your body’s functioning. But since you can have too much of a good thing, it’s never too early to start keeping your numbers under control.

 

Turning Tides: Sailing Stormy Seas

As told to Leah Gebber

A diagnosis is perhaps the ultimate fear and the ultimate comfort. Ah, so there’s a name for the crazy way I’ve been feeling. Ah, there’s something very real and very frightening going on in my life. And Aaaaah, there might be a way forward.

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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 ...