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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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A Response to "Too Far from Home"
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “Chareidi Israel is not happy to absorb immigrants”
Life after Kollel
Yonoson Rosenblum Remaining a ben Torah requires remaining a bar daas
Angel's Advocate
Eytan Kobre Because this is how’s it’s supposed to be always
Bring Back the Wonder
Yisroel Besser Look around and say, “Ribbono shel Olam, wow!”
Make Your Words Count
Rabbi Shneur Aisenstark This story delivers two sobering lessons for all of us
I Know of What I Speak
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman I would allow my mask to fall, my soul to be revealed
Meet the Tzaddik
Jacob L. Freedman “Aren’t there meds that can get him back to yeshivah?”
Two centuries later, the Chasam Sofer’s niggunim are heard again
Riki Goldstein The musical side of the Chasam Sofer dynasty
How Do You Think of These Words?
Riki Goldstein “For me, the words are the neshamah of the song”
The Song I Can't Stop Singing: Shlomo Simcha
Riki Goldstein “Which song are you connecting to this season?”
Megama Had the Magic
Riki Goldstein Remembering Moshe Yess a”h and Shalom Levine a”h
Living Beyond the Moment
Faigy Peritzman Someone steeped in Torah always lives beyond the moment
Uncertainty
Sarah Chana Radcliffe We can only be sure that we can never be sure
Instinctive Knowledge
With Rav Moshe Wolfson, written by Baila Vorhand Jewish babies are born knowing Hashem
The Gardener: Part II
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer “It’s a secret language called body language”