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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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Do You Know Where You’re Going?
Rabbi Moshe Grylak If Mrs. Esterhazy hadn’t gotten sick
Birthright Drops Reform
Yonoson Rosenblum The numbers tell the sad story
With Fresh Eyes
Eytan Kobre Members of an ever-tying people
Gift-Giving Guide
Yisroel Besser There’s a skill to giving a teacher a gift
Time for a Career Change
Jacob L. Freedman “How can a bochur even afford to smoke?”
Today I Am a (Learned? Committed?) Jewish Man
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Are bar mitzvah celebrations good for the Jews?
Major in Mothering
Faigy Peritzman “How do you picture marriage? Discussing quantum theory?...
When Parents Disagree
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Connecting heart-to-heart when you don’t see eye-to-eye
En Route: Food for Thought
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz The bread we eat today also comes from heaven
The Twins: Part II
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer “Bead,” she says again, with a little smirk
Dear Acquaintance
Your Possible Friend at the Clinic Why do you make it harder for me — and for you?