Corona Crisis
For all those who grumble about the cookie cutter, then, that’s it: the cutter, for the time being, is no more.
By Gedalia Guttentag
Would our readers want another magazine dominated by the stark news? Or would they be seeking an escape?
By Shoshana Friedman
This is the moment to put in place a mega-chesed fund to deal with all the economic ramifications of this pandemic
By Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger
The Moment
Reb Zev (William) Stern was a veteran supporter of Torah and Jewish life.
By Mishpacha Contributors
A year in as leader, Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion, this mega-project politician, faces corona — an upheaval as big as any in the holy city’s history
By Gedalia Guttentag
He was a giant who didn't fit into any of the familiar boxes, a fearless mouthpiece of timeless Torah truths
By Elisheva Appel
Family First Feature
Join us at the New York Toy Fair and discover the latest and greatest in the industry focused on creating good times
By Esther Werblowsky
NEW PODCAST: Listen to Sarah Chana's sound advice to make it through these trying days.
By Sarah Chana Radcliffe
FamilyTable Feature
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By FamilyTable Contributors
FamilyTable Feature
 The beginner’s guide to stocking your kitchen for Pesach.
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22 Adar 5780
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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.

Moments before he steps out to yet another adoring audience, Ishay Ribo is his cool, casual, down-to-earth self, sharing his message of hope, faith, and unity
Gershon Burstyn