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A Powerhouse of a Principal

Barbara Bensoussan

Small in stature, but large in every other aspect of her life, educator Chaya Newman a”h influenced hundreds of teachers and thousands of students over a span of six decades,

 

Being Sick Doesn’t Pay

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

There’s a price to pay for coming down with the cold. InAmerica, 44 million people don’t have paid sick leave. Employees are forced to either show up at work coughing and sniffling, or risk losing their income, or even their jobs. A deeper look at the issue, plus the halachos of calling in sick.

 

Nothing is for Naught

As told to Yehudis Kormornick

I was stunned. But you said he was fine! All the tests came back clear! You said it was nothing! I felt like screaming. How can there be no hope? After my initial shock, I resolved that I wouldn’t let him go without a fight. I would not give in until I had fully advocated for my husband.



 
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Yisroel Besser The deepest, most sophisticated truth in the world
Nobody's Perfect
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Colossal Humility
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Ready and Waiting
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Bless You!
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Ready, Set, Succeed!
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The Radiance of Surrender
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