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Double Identity: Raising Well-Adjusted Twins

Batya Ravitz

We Are Twins, But Who Am I? Such is the title of a book on the topic of the individuality of twins. Society loves nothing more than the adorable look of mirror images. Yet, is such an image healthy for twins? How can parents help their twins to support one another, complement each other yet remain the distinct individuals that they truly are?

 

Suffering? I’ll Pass… Or Maybe I Won’t

Esther Feiege Tehila bas Dina Gitel

Suffering is an aggressive enemy, and pain its insidious agent. Yet, when faced with a degenerating disease, one woman discovered that adversity masks hidden blessings.

 

Broken Words, a Whole Person: Seeing past Stuttering

Azriela Jaffe

The power of speech. It’s what sets humans apart from animals, what allows us to connect to others, and what gives our thoughts substance. However, for many, this element of communication is hindered by a speech impediment that’s compounded by social pressures. How does one cope with stuttering? What toll does it take on one’s personality? Is there a cure? Family First explores the many facets.

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Something from Nothing
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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?”