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The Fine Art of Survival

Barbara Bensoussan

Artist, author, and Holocaust survivor, Lola Lieber, has packed several lives into one lifetime. Her story spans continents, generations, and an array of emotions.

 

Preemie Care: Outside of the Box

Yocheved Lavon

Premature births are on the rise, and thanks to medical advances, survival rates have increased dramatically. Yet, beyond the actual science of neonatal care, studies have shown that an individualized and family-oriented approach in the immediate weeks following delivery can provide conditions that foster healthy brain development at the sensitive newborn stage, and may promise a better prognosis down the road.

 

Decoding Your Nature

Tzivi Zuckerman

Why do people act the way they do? What makes a person unique? Personality-type systems can help you delve into these questions — and teach you a lot about everyone in your life, including yourself.

 

The Nest

Shoshana Schwartz

I opened the shutters and sunshine exploded in my face. The heat attacked my arms, and the scent of summer crept up my nose. I breathed deeply. “Morning, Michal. Sleep well?” I turned to face Gavi. “Not exactly.” “What does that mean?” I knew it would sound silly. “The light from the digital clock kept me awake.” Gavi half-grinned, half-frowned. “You could have moved the clock, you know.” “I was too tired to get up.” Feminine logic, perhaps, but the truth.



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The Yeshivah That Never Gives Up
Rabbi Moshe Grylak Nurturing every spark until it’s a full-fledged flame
He Loved to Do Good
Yonoson Rosenblum What it means to take responsibility for a fellow Jew
Out of Character
Eytan Kobre This gaping gap in my would-be wordsmithery niggles
Got Grit?
Alexandra Fleksher How can we help our kids get grittier?
10 Questions for Yoni Fishkin
Rachel Bachrach 15,000 minyanim, more than 6,500 locations, 70 countries
Lucky Day
Jacob L. Freedman Zaki got an addictive thrill from risking it all
Ghost of a Chance
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman He knew and she knew. And that was all that mattered
Giving All I Have
Riki Goldstein The song of unswerving faith
Rabbi Shloime Taussig: I’m never in the studio without…
Riki Goldstein “I make sure to do this before every job”
Last-Minute Decisions
Riki Goldstein How do entertainers know they made the right choice?
Preparation Makes Perfect
Faigy Peritzman The more we prepare, the more we can receive kedushah
Not Wanted
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Lectures usually don’t inspire — they backfire
Constant Creation
Rabbi Menachem Nissel The keys to life are safely in Hashem’s Hands
The Gardener: Part IV
D. Himy with Zivia Reischer “When there’s a pause in conversation, you can join in”