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Shira Hart
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Shira Hart
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Shira Hart
Adviceline
B ed. Safety, comfort — and a barrier holding me back. At my six-week checkup, the doctor pronounced me well on my way to healing and advised me to go ride a rollercoaster — I needed to get moving. But the pain…I just couldn’t do it… Yet if I wanted to recover my health, I didn’t have
Rabbi Dovid M. Cohen
Adviceline
It’s extremely awkward for me to write this question to a women’s magazine, but for various reasons, I can’t go for help, and the lack of real respect and deeper connection in my home bothers me terribly,
Bassi Gruen
Why Is This Pesach Different?
“We’re used to huge numbers of deliveries for Pesach; we were prepared for that. We have extra vans. Delivery is not the issue. The issue is getting all those orders together."
Margie Pensak
Why Is This Pesach Different?
Do you have what it takes to say thank you Hashem when things aren’t going the way you hoped they would?
Yisroel Besser
Crisscross
I understand that she wants to tell me something. I stroke her hand and force myself to be patient as she struggles to form words
Tovy Mann
Crisscross
“Mommy? Mommy!” I say. Two tears travel slowly down her face. I jump up and bend closer to her. “Ima! Ima! Mommy’s crying!”
Tovy Mann
A Gift Passed Along
And that was it. Zeide was forced to simply step over the body and keep marching without pause
Adina Stilerman
A Gift Passed Along
“You, my friend, should be walking around with a camera all day”
Nachman Hellman
Off the Couch
“You maligned us! You broke our confidentiality! You terrible, terrible man!”  
Jacob L. Freedman MD
Off the Couch
I was a bit overwhelmed myself — it’s not every day you see a person so candidly willing to admit his pain or weakness
Jacob L. Freedman MD
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