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Calm Within the Chaos

Sarah Chana Radcliffe

Few Yamim Tovim cause more stress and tension than Pesach. But it doesn’t need to be that way. Reprogram your thoughts — and your schedule — and enjoy the holiday of freedom.

 

The Brooklyn Tea Parties: Starting a Revolution in Chesed

Barbara Bensoussan

The organizations and mosdos we all take for granted today had to get their start somewhere. Most of them started in kitchens just like the one I’m sitting in today, with groups of young housewives dedicated to making a difference.

 

First Of The Flock

C.B. Gavant

If you’re a firstborn, are married to one, or gave birth to one, you may be familiar with the typical personality traits: strong-willed, confident, determined, driven, organized, reliable, and super responsible. Family First looks at why oldest children turn out that way, the benefits and pitfalls of being born first, plus how to best parent your bechor or bechorah.

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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 ...