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Tough to Love

C.B. Gavant

We all want to love our kids unconditionally. But sometimes one of our children fills our home with such frustration, tension, or rage that we find ourselves wondering if getting along — much less liking him — is really possible.

 

Men at Work in the Kitchen

Riki Goldstein

Move over, frilly aprons and dainty kitchen accessories. Plenty of husbands are busy in the kitchen, whipping up delicious dishes for their families, with a hearty helping of love. But where does that leave their wives?

 

SisterSchmooze: Making a Splash

Marcia Stark Meth • Emmy Stark Zitter • Miriam Stark Zakon •

“Thank you, Hashem, for kosher pizza, and for creating swimming pools!” Remember that line from Country Yossi’s “Modeh Ani” song, belted out to the tune of an old folk song? Just something cutesy to get the kids’ attention? Maybe some deeper meaning eddies beneath the surface.…

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Man to Man
Rabbi Moshe Grylak Each mitzvah counts because they all have one Source
PC Where It Hurts
Yonoson Rosenblum The IDF is sacrificing its own strength for secularism
In Its Clutches
Eytan Kobre Technology is biologically addictive. Now what?
Broken Matzos, Whole People
Rabbi Efrem Goldberg The ability to adjust our expectations is freedom
Washington Will Have to Go
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Statuettes aren’t a Jewish way of honoring others
Time for a Rematch
Jacob L. Freedman “Then you agree that I’m probably Mashiach?”
Ivri Anochi
Riki Goldstein A simple message goes a very long way…
From the Mouth of Babes
Faigy Peritzman I use Lamaze a lot more as my kids get older
Something’s Wrong
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Low moods or extreme stress don’t equal depression
Woman of Greatness
Rebbetzin Shira Smiles What were the Ishah HaShunamis’s rare strengths?
Let Freedom Ring
Chana Mayers Not just cutting corners but cutting myself slack
Dear Daughter
Words Unspoken How I pine to have you rejoin our family