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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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Fallen Idols
Rabbi Moshe Grylak Even the best of values can become idolatry
Declaring Bankruptcy
Yonoson Rosenblum The implosion of the Conservative movement
Something from Nothing
Eytan Kobre Israel should go for a bigger win than baseball
The Business Trip
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger Sometimes business trips aren’t strictly business
Death and Taxes
Jacob L. Freedman Aliyah ups, downs, and all-arounds
Perspective Shift
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman Single, female, Orthodox, adult: not an oxymoron
Mission with Ambition
Faigy Peritzman The way you see her is what she will become
Drop the Nagging
Sarah Chana Radcliffe You can gain cooperation, but not by nagging
Trying Our Patience
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Savlanus isn’t just patience, it’s endurance
Redeeming Factor
Shoshana Itzkowitz “When was the last time we ate a meal behind the dryer?”