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Past Perfect

Henchie Weinreb, MSW

As Jews, mothers, wives, employees, we strive for excellence. But when does healthy aspiration become unhealthy fixation? How do we reconcile our aim for perfect with healthy, balanced living?

 

A Home of their Own

Barbara Bensoussan

It’s not often you hear of a person with disabilities who “founded” an agency that boasts over 30 residences and 600 employees. But when Avraham Nussen Warman z”l was born, his disabilities became the impetus for his parents to become involved in care for the disabled, eventually establishing Women’s League Community Residences.



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We Want to Stay Jews
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “It’s your fault my son is marrying a goyah!”
Scandal on Z Street
Yonoson Rosenblum Is the IRS becoming an instrument of partisan warfare?
Saved by the Buzzer
Eytan Kobre It wasn’t adopted frumkeit, it was actualized truth
The Switchblade and the Chazon Ish
Rabbi Meir Wikler The long-term effectiveness of our current actions
Financial Austerity
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman The temptations of bribery are overwhelming
The Best Policy
Jacob L. Freedman “Start by being honest and asking for help”
Cause Then Effect
Faigy Peritzman Not what we say, but why we say it
Parental Burnout
Sarah Chana Radcliffe A burned-out parent can’t take care of anyone
On the Derech
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz Our own wavering in emunah opens the door to Amalek