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Esty Heller
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Adina Dreyfuss
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Leba Friedman
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Esther Kurtz
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E. Mandel
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
Out of the Woods
"I just feel like someone’s staring at us,” he said, lowering his voice. “Strange, no?"
Rochel Samet
Out of the Woods
“We’ll be making a seudas hodaah together,” Avi said. His friends and Elchanan’s friends...somehow, it was all the same thing now
Rochel Samet
The Opinionator
The culture war over gun control
Gedalia Guttentag
The Opinionator
“The Iranians want nuclear weapons, but on the cheap, and safely”
Gedalia Guttentag
Second Dance
Reuven needed someone to ask a real question. Was anyone gutsy enough?
Dov Haller
Second Dance
“Oh, I don’t know, I imagine you have dreams, like every rosh yeshivah, and maybe this can help you realize them?”
Dov Haller
The Insider
Is housing discrimination a hate crime?
David G. Greenfield
The Insider
Each time we were outraged, each time nothing happened
David G. Greenfield
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The seudah was beautiful. But I feel empty inside

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A disaster in Meron feels nothing less than a slap in the face

By Rivka Streicher

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Making Pesach for the first time is a rite of passage, I tell myself

By Mindel Kassorla

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It’s the private, only-for-Mom’s-eyes tantrums that bring me to my knees. “Our family is dysfunctional!”

By Yael Rosen

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Did my girls love their exclusive European dresses I spent hours looking for? Of course not!

By Elky Pascal

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The message surrounds us: All of life’s doors are open to you if you can push through the pain

By Yocheved Zerfman