Magazine Feature
It’s pre-Pesach season, when most women spend an inordinate amount of time shopping. How to make your shopping sprees a stress-free experience, even with kids

By R. Atkins

On Topic
Why pain is such a puzzle to quantify, what it’s like to live with constant pain — and a look at some groundbreaking new treatments

By Shifra Ernest

I dare me
They are unanimous in their opinion that no one will make fun of me or hate me forever for trying to be friendly

By Elisheva Appel

Family Tempo
It comes to him there in the chilly dressing room, kicks him in the gut — what happened before he left, hours ago, a concert ago

By Rivka Streicher

What do you know? Every woman above the age of 40 sided with my father. They were completely unimpressed with my chinuch

By C. Saphir

Map the Starlight
The glass is thick; cheaply made. But there is something inside it, she is sure. She holds it tight, and wades back to the shore

By Leah Gebber

But in the muted, mint-green corridors, I learned how very fallible the body is, how little we can trust it. We humans are always at its mercy

By Elana Rothberg

What to do when we hear just thunder

By Faigy Peritzman

Normal Like Me
“You told us not to give you a phone, even if you begged for one in the middle of the night”

By Ruti Kepler

Mexico City’s Orthodox Ashkenazic Jewish community doesn’t measure itself by its size, but by its ambition to grow its Torah institutions and thrive

By Binyamin Rose

5 out of 10

By Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin

Second Thoughts
The greater his popularity, the deeper grew the scorn

By Rabbi Emanuel Feldman

Off the Couch
The disaster of “15-minute psychopharmacology check-ins”

By Jacob L. Freedman MD

How does one become a leader in Klal Yisrael?

By Rabbi Aryeh Z. Ginzberg