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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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Do You Know Where You’re Going?
Rabbi Moshe Grylak If Mrs. Esterhazy hadn’t gotten sick
Birthright Drops Reform
Yonoson Rosenblum The numbers tell the sad story
With Fresh Eyes
Eytan Kobre Members of an ever-tying people
Gift-Giving Guide
Yisroel Besser There’s a skill to giving a teacher a gift
Time for a Career Change
Jacob L. Freedman “How can a bochur even afford to smoke?”
Today I Am a (Learned? Committed?) Jewish Man
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Are bar mitzvah celebrations good for the Jews?
Major in Mothering
Faigy Peritzman “How do you picture marriage? Discussing quantum theory?...
When Parents Disagree
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Connecting heart-to-heart when you don’t see eye-to-eye
En Route: Food for Thought
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz The bread we eat today also comes from heaven
The Twins: Part II
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer “Bead,” she says again, with a little smirk
Dear Acquaintance
Your Possible Friend at the Clinic Why do you make it harder for me — and for you?