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Hidden in a Hijab

Chaya Yankelevitz

We’ve all heard the tragic saga of Jewish girls who married Arabs — how they were held hostage in their own homes, beaten, despised. Yet the gates of teshuvah are never locked. Some of these girls flee their husbands and rejoin Jewish communities. What awaits them once they return?

 

Home-based Businesses that Work

Sara Glaz

Ever dream of taking your cookie baking or fashion sense to the next level and starting your own home business? Where do you start — and how do you ensure you’ll actually make money? Here’s a look at four very different home enterprises and how to make them work for you.

 

Our Dream, Our Journey

As told to Rachel Stein by Kim Snyder

“This is your dream and your journey,” Kim and Matt’s doctor told them when they found out they were expecting triplets. That dream and journey wended through elation and heartbreak, joy and anxiety, acceptance and battle. And it led them to an unexpected destination: into the sheltering wings of their Father in Heaven.



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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without