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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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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
Take 5: John Sculley
Michal Stein The former CEO of Pepsi, Apple, and now RxAdvance on his...
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?”