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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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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 ...