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Midlife Entrance to Motherhood

Eliana Cline

In the frum world, most women become mothers in their early to mid-20s. What’s it like for those women who first taste the sweet joy — and formidable challenges — of motherhood when they’re in their 40s?

 

Too Young for High Cholesterol?

Shira Isenberg RD MPH

Young people tend to believe they’re immune to high cholesterol’s effects — but that’s a mistake. Here are the facts, plus pointers on how to make your “bad” cholesterol plummet and your “good” cholesterol soar.

 

SisterSchmooze

Marcia Stark Meth / Emmy Stark Zitter / Miriam Stark Zakon

A ballerina pirouettes, graceful as a gliding swan. A circle of dancers leaps and lands in perfect rhythm, smooth and precise as seagulls in flight. Three sisters dance, tripping over their feet like a trio of drunken ducks….

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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 movemen
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
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?”