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Savoring Our Small Families

C.B. Gavant

When my children were young, my day revolved around bottles and diapers and nap times just like my friends’ did. But as time passes, our lives have diverged. How mothers of small families cope with the challenges and focus on the blessings.

 

Every Girl’s Voice

Gila Arnold

Every girl deserves to thrive, insists Rebecca Aminoff. Determined to realize this dream, she set up Kol Hadassa, a unique high school in Beit Shemesh designed so that every girl can learn, grow, and blossom.

 

SisterSchmooze

Marcia Stark Meth, Miriam Stark Zakon, and Emmy Stark Zitter

Life is a… washing machine? It’s a metaphor, but is it poetic? It’s so mundane. It’s so prosaic. It’s so ordinary. It’s so real.

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Fallen Idols
Rabbi Moshe Grylak Even the best of values can become idolatry
Declaring Bankruptcy
Yonoson Rosenblum The implosion of the Conservative movement
Something from Nothing
Eytan Kobre Israel should go for a bigger win than baseball
The Business Trip
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger Sometimes business trips aren’t strictly business
Death and Taxes
Jacob L. Freedman Aliyah ups, downs, and all-arounds
Perspective Shift
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman Single, female, Orthodox, adult: not an oxymoron
Mission with Ambition
Faigy Peritzman The way you see her is what she will become
Drop the Nagging
Sarah Chana Radcliffe You can gain cooperation, but not by nagging
Trying Our Patience
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Savlanus isn’t just patience, it’s endurance
Redeeming Factor
Shoshana Itzkowitz “When was the last time we ate a meal behind the dryer?”