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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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Out of Character
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Got Grit?
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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
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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
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