Join The Conversation With Mishpacha's Weekly Newsletter

Married but Alone: Elderly Couples Who Can No Longer Live under the Same Roof

Rachel Bachrach

Many of them have had wonderful marriages spanning over half a century. But now, their spouses are ill and incapacitated, and they can no longer care for them. A look at the painful reality of elderly couples forced to live apart due to medical conditions.

 

My Two Moments

Tzippora, as told to Chaya Shenny

Everyone has their moment — that time when the window opens just wide enough for them to see that their whole life has been a preparation for this minute. I had my moment twice.

 

Succos Craft - Hanging Glass Vases

Mati Swimer

Family First brings you to a stunning, but simple decoration that will brighten any succah or home. These hanging vases will have your families and guest gazing upward and marveling.



MM217
 
The Yeshivah That Never Gives Up
Rabbi Moshe Grylak Nurturing every spark until it’s a full-fledged flame
He Loved to Do Good
Yonoson Rosenblum What it means to take responsibility for a fellow Jew
Out of Character
Eytan Kobre This gaping gap in my would-be wordsmithery niggles
Got Grit?
Alexandra Fleksher How can we help our kids get grittier?
10 Questions for Yoni Fishkin
Rachel Bachrach 15,000 minyanim, more than 6,500 locations, 70 countries
Lucky Day
Jacob L. Freedman Zaki got an addictive thrill from risking it all
Ghost of a Chance
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman He knew and she knew. And that was all that mattered
Giving All I Have
Riki Goldstein The song of unswerving faith
Rabbi Shloime Taussig: I’m never in the studio without…
Riki Goldstein “I make sure to do this before every job”
Last-Minute Decisions
Riki Goldstein How do entertainers know they made the right choice?
Preparation Makes Perfect
Faigy Peritzman The more we prepare, the more we can receive kedushah
Not Wanted
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Lectures usually don’t inspire — they backfire
Constant Creation
Rabbi Menachem Nissel The keys to life are safely in Hashem’s Hands
The Gardener: Part IV
D. Himy with Zivia Reischer “When there’s a pause in conversation, you can join in”