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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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Coming Detractions
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In Her Place
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Beware of Declarations
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The Best You Can Be
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Emojification
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Help! We’ve been captured by emojis!
Yechadshehu
Riki Goldstein The brachos of Shabbos Mevarechim
Just Because
Faigy Peritzman A rule for the entire Torah
In the Heat of the Moment
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When to intervene, when to not
Foundation of Gratitude
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Hide and Veg
Shira Isenberg Peas and thank you!