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All in the Family

Riki Goldstein

She’s your grandmother — and also your mother-in-law. He’s your cousin — and your husband. Couples share what it’s like to marry relatives and create doubly entwined family trees.

 

In a Fog

Rochel Gross

It’s my father. “Rochelle, I don’t know what’s happening to Mommy. She says she’s feeling terrible. She’s complaining that her head is throbbing, and keeps saying she doesn’t know where she is.” In the background, I hear soft sobbing. Is that Mommy? Crying?!

 

Craft: A Bucket of Dye

Mati Swimer

A bucket of dye holds more than just dye and water — it holds a world of opportunities.



 
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Can You Tell a Phony?
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Grief and Gratitude
Yisroel Besser The deepest, most sophisticated truth in the world
Nobody's Perfect
Alexandra Fleksher With the gift of maturity, we learn to accept
Colossal Humility
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The last words I ever heard from my rebbi
Ready and Waiting
Baruch S. Fertel, MD, MPA, FACEP Why does everything take so long in the ER?
Bless You!
Faigy Peritzman Blessings don't create anything new in the natural world
Ready, Set, Succeed!
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The Radiance of Surrender
Mrs Shani Mendlowitz Honest admission reveals your inner radiance