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Bread of Affection

Riki Goldstein

Famous challah makers around the world reveal their baking secrets, worst disasters, and inspiration for getting that challah braided and baked, week after week.

 

Bringing Kids to their Feet

Gila Arnold

Sometimes, we encounter a convergence of circumstances in our lives that brings us to point and say, “this is what I’m meant to do.” Here’s the story of a physical therapist who recognized an opportunity and grabbed it. Two decades later, thousands of children are thanking her for it.

 

Advice Line

Bassi Gruen

My son is a very loving and confident preschooler, and my home is a child-centered environment. I try hard to understand my son’s perspective, and allow him opportunities to make choices. At the same time, I try to set limits, and we have routines firmly established. However, I find myself struggling and unsure how to respond to verbal displays of chutzpah.

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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?”