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Rivka Streicher
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I look at the pictures. At the widow’s smile. Did I smile like that today, yesterday? Photos hold endless fascination. Especially family photos.My grandmother’s office is a mini museum. Hanging photo frames, garlands of glass and brass, babies and brides. The certificates on her wall are dwarfed by her nachas. We love watching the new
Abbey Wolin
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When the right person gets your marketing messages, whether in a print ad, on your website, or through social media, they should immediately feel a connection along the lines of, “This is what I need in my life!” 
Tzivia Cohen
Kitchen Encounters
Enjoying the comfort foods passed down through the generations
Barbara Bensoussan
Kitchen Encounters
Is it hard to part with the once-loved, nonkosher delicacies of the past? A few intrepid baalei teshuvah share their experiences.
Barbara Bensoussan
Day in the Life
Joseph (Yoseph) Green is the CEO and president of Rank Friendly, which helps clients with search engine optimization. He lives in Israel and runs his business out of its office in Spring Valley, New York
Rachel Bachrach
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Zev Elman runs the Flatbush Music Clinic in Brooklyn, New York
Rachel Bachrach
Perspective
I am alone, you suddenly realize. Who am I? Do I have a self, apart from society?
Rabbi Aaron Lopiansky
Perspective
So what is the art of volunteering? What are the essential leadership traits required?
Alexandra Fleksher
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Then I had one of my ideas. All my ideas are good, but this was especially good. It was an idea that would solve my two problems in one shot
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As I signed form after form with that name Sara, I pondered this strange predicament that seemed to bring me full circle

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