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A Promise Fulfilled

Libi Astaire

Decades ago Deworah Maarsen defied all odds and was the youngest child to survive Ravensbruck concentration camp. From the valley of death her family emerged and rebuilt. Today, she’s pouring her energy into brightening the lives of children who live in the shadow of a deadly illness.

 

Small Business, Big Profit

C.B. Gavant

Whether you converted your basement into a store or created your own graphics firm from scratch, you’ve spent hours and hours trying to make your company profitable. But most months, you barely break even. How to take your business to the next level — and start bringing in real profits

 

Comfort Zone

Barbara Bensoussan

Ads for new houses tend to sound very much the same, give or take a bedroom or two: living room, dining room, kitchen, bedrooms, and full- and half-baths. Yet the layout of the modern home evolved over hundreds of years. Not so long ago, our homes would have looked very different.

 

Open Arms, Empty Heart

As told to Chaya Daniels

Looking at me, no one could have known that my life was in shambles. Ironically, at a certain point I got used to people’s acclaim, their raised eyebrows and assumption that I was some sort of tzadeikes. Little did they know what went on behind my closed doors.



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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?