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Bone Builders

Azriela Jaffe

If you’re a woman — especially if you’re white and in your later years — you’re at high risk for osteoporosis. But don’t get scared yet: There’s plenty you can do to prevent the disease.

 

Bringing Him Back

As told to Rayzel Reich by her grandfather Mr. Efraim Reich

“Taaaaaty!” four-year-old Duvid called. “There’s a lady on the phone for you!” I picked up the extension in my room. “I got it. Thank you!” “Froyim?” The voice on the other end was that of a middle-aged woman, flavored with the familiar accent of my mother tongue. I knew that voice. “Martel?” “Yes, it’s me!” The voice was joyous. “How are you?”

 

Aspiring to Inspire

Rhona Lewis

Some people live interesting lives. Some people make others’ lives interesting. In Lisa Ramm, the two go hand in hand. Traveling across the world, discovering Judaism in Africa, and influencing others to join her in her quest, are all strands in her remarkable journey.



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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”