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Shying Away From Life

Dov Finkelstein, LCSW

Some of us feel a little self-conscious at times. But for some people, it becomes a real stumbling block, causing them to retreat into loneliness. What’s really behind this anxiety — and how to overcome it.

 

One Couple, Two Backgrounds

C. B. Gavant

How do you knit together two conflicting upbringings — one baal teshuvah, one frum from birth — into a harmonious whole? Several couples share their stories and secrets

 

A World for a World

As told to Rayzel Reich, by her grandmother Mrs. Jenia Reich

One who keeps a Jewish soul alive is considered to have sustained an entire world (Sanhedrin 37a)

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What’s Wrong with This Picture?
Rabbi Moshe Grylak Worrisome silence at Robinson’s Arch
Right to Die? What about the Right to Live?
Yonoson Rosenblum Inside the “quality of life” mentality
Done Deal
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman A rabbi sometimes has to say no
Exempt from What?
Jacob L. Freedman Different reason for a clear-cut case
Out-Rage
Faigy Peritzman How to avoid the anger trap
We’ve Got a Problem
Sarah Chana Radcliffe We may not know we’re negative
Center Stage
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz Transforming the physical into spiritual
Dear Sister-in-Law
Words Unspoken Please find pleasure in other things