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Just Ask Bubby

Malkie Schulman

Grandmothers from across the globe share their hard-earned wisdom on how to connect with grandchildren, from toddlers to teens, near and far, biological and step, as well as the “Grandparenting Laws” for a beautiful relationship.

 

SisterSchmooze

Marcia Stark Meth / Emmy Stark Zitter / Miriam Stark Zakon

What Jew doesn’t have a Kosel tale to tell? Not necessarily a major spiritual revelation or an open miracle — it may be just a seeming coincidence or a simple gastronomic experience that has somehow been elevated to a spiritual encounter. We sisters can tell such tales by the dozen. We’d like to share three.

 

Fact or Fiction?

Azriela Jaffe

Do you really have to starve a fever? Must you struggle to stay awake after a blow to the head? Will that constant knuckle cracking cause arthritis later in life? What you’ve always believed about certain health conditions might not be true. Eight medical myths have their sources traced — and are soundly debunked.

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Sounds of Silence
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The Sages and their silences
The Slow Death of Europe
Yonoson Rosenblum What explains Europe’s self-destructive denial?
Time to Tell It Like It Is
Eytan Kobre Speak openly and honestly against evil
Vi Elult’zich?
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Elul waits for no one
Wild Card
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman “Welcome your son, even on Shabbos”
Good for You
Faigy Peritzman Friends and family tried to cheer me up. “It wasn’t your...
Unparallel Lives
Sarah Chana Radcliffe What to do when spouses live out of tandem
Dear Girl on the Fridge Magnet
Words Unspoken I could say, “Welcome to real life, honey!” as I notice ...