The Beat
However the MAGA story ends, Trump has taught the GOP one thing: Given the right leader, conservatism isn’t destined to be swept away by a sea of millennial liberals
By Mishpacha Staff
The Current
The furor generated by the reports of Putin’s condition raises questions of its own
By Eliezer Shulman and Gedalia Guttentag
The Current
Boro Park's shops struggle to survive
By Yochonon Donn
Washington Wrap
The battle for Georgia and Trump's legacy
By Omri Nahmias
New York's red wave
By Yochonon Donn
Magazine Feature
Rav Chaim Kanievsky remains a beacon of clarity in a stormy world. The inside perspective of Rabbi Shai Graucher, who’s brought Rav Chaim’s wisdom to the English-speaking public
By Dovid Sussman
Magazine Feature
Rabbi Moshe Bamberger unveils hidden greatness in the cemetery
By Musia Slavin
Family First Feature
When a child’s marriage dissolves, parents instinctively want to help. How can they be strong for their child when they themselves are reeling from pain? Mothers and experts share ...
By Kayla Markowitz
It’s time for all of us to step up to the plate and support our struggling small business owners. It’s time for us to shop locally
By Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein
Video Feature
Was it a bit too much with the Trump fever? Could we have played it smarter or calmer? Did our organizations come through for us during COVID? Hard questions. Honest answers
By Yisroel Besser
5 to 9
Hashem decided to create you, and that the world would be incomplete without you — with all your skills, abilities, and strengths, as well as with all your flaws, weaknesses, and ...
By Moe Mernick
Family Tempo
Will I remember who I was when I no longer recognize myself?
By Adina Lover
Was it a bit too much with the Trump fever? Could we have played it smarter or calmer? Did our organizations come through for us during COVID? Hard questions. Honest answers
Yisroel Besser
04 November 2020
17 Cheshvan 5781
A Discovery That Changed the World
How were antibiotics discovered? Who were the people involved in developing this world-changing, lifesaving medication? Let’s find out
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29 September 2020
11 Tishrei 5781
Out of Step: Chapter 54 
Mrs. White designs us a logo and Mr. White has it printed onto a Plexiglass plaque that we hang on the door: Bells and Pearls, Tailoring and Design
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Barbara Bensoussan is the quintessential Jewish dropout who never finished her Ph.D. but went on to teach English and Introductory Psychology at the University of Michigan.  She worked as a social worker for OHEL, an ESL teacher, and various other stints before easing into full time writing.  Her 20-year-plus career followed the growth of frum publishing, and she wrote articles for many Jewish publications before settling in at Mishpacha.  Barbara is the author of the young adult novel A New Song (Targum), the food memoir The Well-Spiced Life (Israel Bookshop), and the co-author of Converted Masters, an art book; she has also authored private memoirs and taught writing workshops.  All of this, of course, gets accomplished in the margins of Barbara’s day job as a wife, mother and grandmother.

Having learned for more than a decade in the Mir yeshiva, and graduated from the Ner L’Elef outreach training program, Gedalia Guttentag co-founded Inspired Tel Aviv, a kiruv center serving international olim to Israel’s cultural capital, where he and his wife teach. In addition, he is currently completing his semicha.

Gedalia writes the Eye on Europe and Knesset Channel columns, and is a regular feature contributor.

Gershon Burstyn is the news and feature editor for Mishpacha magazine. Before coming to Mishpacha, Gershon was the editor of World Jewish Digest, a monthly magazine, and worked as a reporter and editor at Bloomberg News,, People magazine, and freelanced widely. He is a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and lives in Ramat Bet Shemesh with his wife and four kids.

Sara Eisemann is a certified clinical therapist from Oak Park, MI, where she resides with her husband of 30 years in their almost empty nest. A proud mother of five she has been known to babble unabashedly into her phone when her new grandson is on the line. Completing a Master’s in Social Work at Wayne State University, Sara practiced at Jewish Family Service of Detroit, providing individual, group and family therapy. She discovered a new passion for human dignity when she joined Windows, the domestic violence prevention program at JFS. Switching careers in 2007 joining Camp Agudah Midwest enabled her to use her people skills in a completely different context.  Currently, Sara acts as a dating coach, the occasional lecturer, and a Family First columnist answering shidduch questions in MatchQuest. She is dedicated to bringing self-awareness, authenticity and depth to our relationships with each other and with Hashem.