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Michelle Halle LCSW
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Chaya Liba Aarons
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Goldie Hirsch
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Yehudis Unger
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Roizy Baum
Sound Bites
"If not for my visits, they wouldn’t know about shul and Shabbos. They would know nothing" I’m waiting in line with my toddler and baby for the umpteenth bathroom trip on our long flight from America to Israel. In front of me is a heavyset grandmotherly woman, oozing warmth. There’s something about her that reminds
Chaia Frishman
Sound Bites
"If not for my visits, they wouldn’t know about shul and Shabbos. They would know nothing" I’m waiting in line with my toddler and baby for the umpteenth bathroom trip on our long flight from America to Israel. In front of me is a heavyset grandmotherly woman, oozing warmth. There’s something about her that reminds
Chaia Frishman
Kashrus Alert: A Mashgiach's Travels
As he glanced into the rooms, the owner barked, “There’s nothing in there! You don’t need to look in there!”
Chaya Rosen
Kashrus Alert: A Mashgiach's Travels
A new law about animal feed came to the rescue, and enabled us to feed the livestock this food
Chaya Rosen
At a Glance
ISIS is back as a long-term threat
Gedalia Guttentag
At a Glance
Bolsonaro’s Brazil, pro-Israel at last
Gedalia Guttentag
Split
People expected me to have a holy perspective about our children’s conditions from the beginning
Musia Slavin
Split
At nine days old — an incredibly young age for a child with both a cleft lip and a cleft palate! — they weaned Tali off the feeding tube
Musia Slavin
The Beat
Sir David’s killing has rattled the town, and its reverberations have been felt throughout the political system
Mishpacha Staff
The Beat
The general consensus was that the Russian offering was bound to be subpar
Mishpacha Staff
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