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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.



 
Hidden Power
Yonoson Rosenblum One never knows the power of his or her mitzvos
Can You Tell a Phony?
Eytan Kobre “You’re not using the phone; the phone is using you”
Grief and Gratitude
Yisroel Besser The deepest, most sophisticated truth in the world
Nobody's Perfect
Alexandra Fleksher With the gift of maturity, we learn to accept
Colossal Humility
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The last words I ever heard from my rebbi
Ready and Waiting
Baruch S. Fertel, MD, MPA, FACEP Why does everything take so long in the ER?
Bless You!
Faigy Peritzman Blessings don't create anything new in the natural world
Ready, Set, Succeed!
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Ensure success with explicit, doable instructions
The Radiance of Surrender
Mrs Shani Mendlowitz Honest admission reveals your inner radiance