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Tragedy on the 304

Eliezer Shulman

Three years to the day that six people were killed in a bus crash between Jerusalem and Bnei Brak, tragedy struck a chareidi bus line again

Return of the Lone Wolf?

Eliezer Shulman

Sources in the defense agencies say they have discerned in recent weeks an effort by Hamas to dispatch “lone wolf” terrorists back onto Israel’s st ...

The Taxman Cometh

Omri Nahmias

Could the 70% wealth tax make a comeback?

Coffee Break with Lobbyist Jason Epstein

Omri Nahmias

His first big client was the Turkish embassy in Washington, and since then he’s forged a network of ties in the Muslim and Arab worlds

Warren Steps Up

Omri Nahmias

Try as she might, Elizabeth Warren can’t dodge the one issue that has persistently dogged her campaign since its inception

Ilhan Omar’s Jewish Problem

Gershon Burstyn

“By suggesting pro-Israel views are paid for, she’s driven headlong into the gutter”

Spotlight on Elan Carr

Omri Nahmias

President Trump’s new anti-Semitism czar

"A country that has a total disregard for the Torah, its mitzvos, and HaKadosh Baruch Hu, by definition, cannot be a Jewish state. Rather, it is an Israeli state that promotes its own nationalistic definition of Judaism and presents that as the real deal. Your “obvious answer” is sadly misguided, as the truth stares us in the face, making us wonder when Hashem’s glory will truly be revealed in the Promised Land. I look forward to that day together with you and all of Klal Yisrael."
S. S., Brooklyn, N.Y. 

Inbox /Mishpacha Issue 747

“I do wish I had had the sound advice dispensed by Another Mom as well as by Bassi Gruen in her editor’s letter. I think it would have helped. Humor is certainly an asset. One of the things that kept me sane during that challenging time was repeating something Yaffa Ganz once said to me: “Clothes shopping with your teenage daughter should be a kapparah for all your sins.”

Srif Cohen

Words Unspoken/ Family First Issue 628

Teen Fiction: Shared and Halved

Roizy Baum

In addition to religiously going by my never-a-dull-moment mantra, I wasn’t going to let my sickness ruin my love for life and fun

Our Testimonies: Stories of Fortitude and Strength

Arielle Pfefer

“This work has become of utmost importance to me since I am a member of the last generation to have met survivors”

Evolution vs. Revolution
Shoshana Friedman I call it the “what happened to my magazine?” response
Up, Up, and Away
Rabbi Moshe Grylak What a fraught subject Eretz Yisrael is, to this day
Where Do You Come From?
Yonoson Rosenblum Could they be IDF officers with no Jewish knowledge?
Heaven Help Us
Eytan Kobre Writing about anti-Semitism should rouse, not soothe
Work/Life Solutions with Chedva Kleinhandler
Moe Mernick “Failures are our compass to success”
An Un-Scientific Survey
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Are Jerusalemites unfriendly? Not necessarily
Out of Anger
Jacob L. Freedman How Angry Lawyer was finally able to calm down
5 Things You Didn’t Know about…Yitzy Bald
Riki Goldstein He composed his first melody at eight years old
When the Floodgates of Song Open, You’re Never Too Old
Riki Goldstein Chazzan Pinchas Wolf was unknown until three years ago
Who Helped Advance These Popular Entertainers?
Riki Goldstein Unsung deeds that boosted performers into the limelight
Your Task? Ask
Faigy Peritzman A tangible legacy I want to pass on to my children
Are You There?
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Emotional withdrawal makes others feel lonely, abandoned
A Peace of a Whole
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt Love shalom more than you love being right
Seminary Applications
Rabbi Zecharya Greenwald, as told to Ariella Schiller It’s just as hard for seminaries to reject you