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Avoiding the Big 8

Robert M. Cohen, M.D.

With food allergies rising at an alarming rate, feeding your kids isn’t as simple as it used to be. Here, which foods are the biggest culprits, which symptoms require emergency care, plus revolutionary research that is changing the way we approach this condition (hint: peanuts may be the perfect baby food).

 

Short Story: The One Who Got Away

Tzipporah Wald

A Jewish child. Somewhere in the middle of nowhere, a Jewish child called Hanny. Breindy pictured her, sitting on her bed in Missouri, thinking Jewish thoughts, yearning for Hashem, not knowing Who she was yearning for.

 

All in the Family

Gila Arnold

It’s the classic Jewish mother’s kvell: “My son, the doctor…” Yet curiously enough, there’s many a mother who can boast of “My son … and daughter … and son-in-law … and cousin, the doctor.” Do careers run in families? What sort of family produces what type of professional? Family First explores this unusual intersection between work and home.



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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you