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Boys Will Be Boys

Beily Paluch

It’s hard to predict what our sons will be up to next — starting a successful business in second grade? Building a family-sized tree house? How to help your little men become better entrepreneurs, cooks, and builders.

 

Wheelchair Dance

Shoshana R. Meiri

Most viruses don’t incapacitate a person for life. The virus Belinda Rodin contracted did. It ended her mobility and her marriage, but it couldn’t touch her spirit.

 

SisterSchmooze: Sisters Seeking Shelter

Marcia Stark Meth, Emmy Stark Zitter, Miriam Stark Zakon

Scientists tell us that in moments of stress, there’s a human instinct called “fight or flight.” Not for the Schmoozing Sisters. We don’t fight and we don’t flight. We write.

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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?”