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Quilting a Legacy

Barbara Bensoussan

Malke Yablonsky a”h produced dozens of magnificent quilts while simultaneously raising thirteen children and running a successful fabric store. Her moving “Holocaust Quilt” traces the progress of her mother’s family through the European churban to the shores of America and beyond. It’s a magnificent work of art that tells the story of her family’s triumph.

 

Glimmers of Light

Yocheved Golani

One morning, I woke up completely blind. A tumor was to blame, but even when it was removed, I still couldn’t see normally. Just as I was beginning to lose hope, my doctor stumbled on a solution that would change my life — and sight — forever.

 

Short Story: The Wearying Wait

Batya S. Cohen

She knew that Hashem is in charge. She knew that He decides how much parnassah each person gets. She knew all this, but it still hurt. It hurt to see a vibrant, personable man just waiting, sitting around, attending interviews, following up with phone calls — and then nothing.

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Perspective Shift
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Drop the Nagging
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Redeeming Factor
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