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Family Takes Center Stage

Esther Teichtal

It’s show season! For many women that spells an evening out — a magical escape from the daily grind. For others, however, it’s all part of an evening’s work… and not just for them, but for their mothers, sisters, and daughters, too! How does working together on a complex production impact the family? Does it enhance the parent-child bond or strain it? Women share the highs and lows of a multigenerational family on stage.

 

Laundry Wars

Sara Glaz

When I got married, I quickly learned there was an art to washing clothes — and I was no master. My clothes shrunk, looked drab after a few washes, and were littered with stains. With each new child, the laundry problem escalated until it became an all-out crisis. Here’s how I finally became a laundry maestro (or at least outgrew my rookie status).

 

Lifetakes — Regret in Aisle 4

Miriam Schwartz

Some people acquire their Olam Haba in minutes. Could I have lost mine for $8?



 
Hidden Power
Yonoson Rosenblum One never knows the power of his or her mitzvos
Can You Tell a Phony?
Eytan Kobre “You’re not using the phone; the phone is using you”
Grief and Gratitude
Yisroel Besser The deepest, most sophisticated truth in the world
Nobody's Perfect
Alexandra Fleksher With the gift of maturity, we learn to accept
Colossal Humility
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The last words I ever heard from my rebbi
Ready and Waiting
Baruch S. Fertel, MD, MPA, FACEP Why does everything take so long in the ER?
Bless You!
Faigy Peritzman Blessings don't create anything new in the natural world
Ready, Set, Succeed!
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Ensure success with explicit, doable instructions
The Radiance of Surrender
Mrs Shani Mendlowitz Honest admission reveals your inner radiance