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Marriage from Scratch

C. B. Gavant

How do kids deal with the shidduch stigma of their parents’ divorce? How do they build healthy marriages when they didn’t grow up with a positive example? Parents and children share their firsthand experiences.

 

Boost Your Brainpower

Shira Yehudit Djlilmand

Can wiggling your toes make your brain more alert? How about doing yoga? Here are research-backed exercises that will sharpen your mind, improve your concentration — and even give you an excuse to do something fun.

 

Through the Prism of Perspective

Leah Gebber

Debbi presses the cell phone to her ear, strains to hear the message. It’s Shaul. Hi. Debbi. Hope work was okay. I’m eating at my mother’s tonight. She lets the heavy glass office door swing closed behind her and begins walking down the uneven flagstones of Rechov HaYehudim. She jabs Delete, brushes her auburn sheitel away from her eyes, and quickens her pace.

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Sounds of Silence
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The Sages and their silences
The Slow Death of Europe
Yonoson Rosenblum What explains Europe’s self-destructive denial?
Time to Tell It Like It Is
Eytan Kobre Speak openly and honestly against evil
Vi Elult’zich?
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Elul waits for no one
Wild Card
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman “Welcome your son, even on Shabbos”
Good for You
Faigy Peritzman Friends and family tried to cheer me up. “It wasn’t your...
Unparallel Lives
Sarah Chana Radcliffe What to do when spouses live out of tandem
Dear Girl on the Fridge Magnet
Words Unspoken I could say, “Welcome to real life, honey!” as I notice ...