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Minding your E-mail Manners

Sara Glaz

Remember when Bubby hit “Reply All” to those pictures you sent of the kids, sending her comments about Shaina’s baby fat to all your relatives and friends… in all caps? Everyone’s got at least one e-mail horror story. Here’s how to keep those cyberspace etiquette bloopers to a minimum.

 

What’s Mine and Yours is Hers

Riki Goldstein

Rebbetzin Sarah Leah Kushelevsky devoted her life to the learning of her husband and his students in Yeshivas Heichal HaTorah. With her passing on Rosh Chodesh Nissan we lost a woman who embodied Eishes Chayil.

 

SisterSchmooze

Marcia Stark Meth / Emmy Stark Zitter / Miriam Stark Zakon

When one of the Schmoozing Sisters suggested using street crossing as our theme, the others were skeptical. Could we really all find something to say about something so mundane, so prosaic?



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Think It Through
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Face the Facts: Don’t Suppress Them
Yonoson Rosenblum The left behaves more and more like a cult
You Never Looked So Good
Eytan Kobre Growing hunger for the fleeting high of the superficial
Top 5 Shiur Title Techniques
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin The answer to “what’s it about?” can fill or empty rooms
Power of Suggestion
Rachel Bachrach Mikey Benzaken is a stage hypnotist based in Jerusalem
Make It Happen
Jacob L. Freedman “If I’m a bum then let me be a bum”
Hard Knocks
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The Langer boys never forgot that apology
The Classic That Almost Didn’t Make the Cut
Riki Goldstein “It took only ten minutes to write, so we weren’t sure”
Hevel Pihem Keeps the World Going
Riki Goldstein The purity of their eyes and their innocent chatter
Yussi Sonnenblick never imagined they’d be singing “Eilecha” half a century later
Riki Goldstein “It’s nice to hear people still singing those songs”
The Rebbe’s Smile and the Rav’s Slap
Riki Goldstein “That was probably my most memorable performance”
Life in the Other Lane
Faigy Peritzman We should honor every Jew as if he were a talmid chacham
Needy
Sarah Chana Radcliffe The needier a person, the more they push people away
Touch of Light
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt “A person cannot live without any kavod”
Stay-at-Home Therapist: Part I
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer She turns to me. “You know the type, smart and silent?”