Letters

Juggling Work & Family

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I found the recent cover story (“Striking a Balance: Work & Family” [winter 2012]) to be informative and the profiles extremely impressive. However, with the exception of one or two women, the… Read more

Juggling Work and Family (2)

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I was thrilled to see working mothers as the focus of your recent issue. However, I was disappointed that one of the women took a swipe at stay-at-home mothers. Women need to support one another in… Read more

Juggling Work and Family (3)

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The women featured in your cover story are successful and accomplished. Each has a strong support network which often includes a supportive and flexible spouse, a housekeeper and other outside help.… Read more

A Chareidi Woman in the IDF (2)

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Fayga Marks’ story is touching and inspirational on so many levels. I am deeply impressed by her individuality and fearlessness. Our nation would be blessed to have more fearless young women like her.… Read more

A Chareidi Woman in the IDF (3)

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Fayga Marks’ story brought tears to my eyes. This kind of kiddush Hashem, personal sacrifice and ability to cleave to Hashem while connecting with other Jews who are different than oneself will hasten… Read more

The Work/Life Balance

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There is a “striking” contrast between the winter cover (“Striking a Balance: Work and Family) showing a woman single-handedly (with four hands) doing it all successfully and the interviews of… Read more

“Half-Shabbos” ll

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Reading about the term “Half Shabbos” used to describe those who use their cell phones on Shabbat (summer 2012), made me think of another area where cell phones have made inroads into the observant… Read more

Rabbi Gil Student Responds

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I thank Mr. Berman for his letter. As the title of my column indicates, these are brief reviews. In the short space allocated for this book, I attempted to summarize the book’s main arguments using… Read more

The Work/Life Balance ll

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Your recent cover story, which includes profiles of working women and “Tips for the Working Mom,” is an important one. Having two solid incomes has become a necessity for leading an affordable… Read more

“Half-Shabbos”

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I enjoyed Rabbi Shalom Baum’s letter in response to the article “Is Half-Shabbos Really No Shabbos?” (fall 2012) on the dangers of calling teens who text on Shabbat michalilei Shabbat. But the… Read more