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Rivka Streicher
The Moment
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Aryeh Ehrlich
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Leah Aharoni
Family First Feature
Sara Eisemann
Web Exclusive
LISTEN: What you do when you hold to re-elections and nobody wins, again?
Binyamin Rose
Inside Israel
Yes, Israel might annex the Jordan Valley, but in an agreement with the Jordanians, Jerusalem might also give up rights to the peace islands
Eliezer Shulman
5 to 9
"You’re only limited by how big you can dream"
Moe Mernick
10 Questions
15,000 minyanim, more than 6,500 locations, 70 countries
Rachel Bachrach
On Topic
How we measure intelligence — and what it means
Adina Lover
Tribute
Mourning Rav Shlomo Gissinger
Yisroel Besser
Family First Feature
A stolen baby. A genetic test. A Teimani woman finds her family
Malka Katz
Profiles
Rabbi David Skulski’s mission to collect every scrap of Holocaust testimony
Binyamin Rose
Fiction
Tamar's life felt all wrong. Did the Sorting Sheitel make a mistake?
Gila Arnold
Fiction
“He’s not one of those guys who opens the cream cheese container but leaves the plastic wrap half attached on top, is he? Because that’s bad middos”
Yael Zoldan
Feature Article
If we want our nonprofits to continue to effectively serve the klal in the future, the time to create a better career roadmap is now
Shira Werblowsky
On Topic
You’ve decided to strike out on your own and go freelance. Here’s how to establish yourself in your field and work your way toward success
Miriam Bloch
Counter Point
Last week’s Open Mic piece on the way our publications portray a disparity between our spiritual values and materialistic pursuits drew significant feedback.
Mishpacha Readers
Guestlines
As they age, many parents become impatient, short-tempered, and/or cantankerous. When this happens, it poses serious challenges for their adult children
Dr Meir Wikler
On Site
Cyprus's historical Jewish havens of refuge are in closed military zones following a civil war — but that wouldn’t stop us, would it?
Ari Greenspan and Ari Z. Zivotofsky
Feature Article
Can you hold tight to your principles at the Vegas trade fairs?
Yisroel Groweis
Knesset Channel
Rav Chaim in Tel Aviv, and Israel's political future
Gedalia Guttentag
Tribute
Mourning Rav Shlomo Gissinger
Yisroel Besser
News In Depth
Clearing the air on vaping
Yochonon Donn
Family First Feature
Osteoporosis is a preventable and treatable disease. Here’s how to mitigate your risks
Esther S. Leshkowitz
Staff Room
One thing I like to do is think about the Erev Yom Tov food. Kids that are fed tend to behave better.
Family First Contributors
Recipes
These are traditional pies topped with a brittle-like layer, a perfect herald to a sweet new year. To make it even better, it’s freezer-friendly.
Rivky Kleiman
EndNote
My mind is consumed with Rosh Hashanah davening from immediately after the summer ends
Riki Goldstein
Profiles
At first glance, they’re just random splashes of color. But as your eyes adjust, you might find some surprising images of Yoel Turgeman’s inner world
Chananel Shapiro
Life Lab
Can a 5-minute hack change your life?
Esther Kurtz
Family First Feature
Families who weathered a double blow, and how they persevered
C.S. Teitelbaum
Global View
Amnesty rewrites history in bigoted West Bank report. Lest you think I am exaggerating Amnesty’s claims, I let the report, “Destination: Occupation,” speak for itself
Gershon Burstyn
Global View
The Iranian presence in Syria isn’t going anywhere. They have invested too much. There is an ideological element to this
Gershon Burstyn
True Account
“Those boys just understand each other,” I heard my mother telling my father once. “It’s not a typical friendship, it’s a whole different animal”
Tzvi Rabinowitz
Musings
This year I’m not looking for much at all, thank goodness. You know, just health, happiness, sustenance. The usual
Yael Zoldan
Profiles
“I gave the yeshivah my very bones”: 50 years later, Reb Yaakov “Jackie” Levison remembers the Ponevezher Rav
Rabbi Eliyahu Gut and Rabbi Ephraim Zalman Galinsky
Profiles
He’s a scion to Yerushalmi Torah greatness and an heir to the legacy of Brisk. Rav Yonason Sacks taps his family legacy for the challenges of a new generation
Eytan Kobre
Kichels
It’s tempting to bypass the distressing feelings and skip straight to declarations of emunah. But if we don’t acknowledge them, those difficult emotions fester. True emunah requires facing pain and ambivalence, owning them, and only then transcending them Some stories bear repeating. This is one of them. Close to 20 years ago my family made
Bracha Stein and Chani Judowitz
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Personal Accounts
Wherever we are, whoever we’re with... On the seventh day we rest. Nine tales of Shabbos spent in unexpected spots
Family First Contributors
LifeLines
These were clearly suicide missions, but in the army you don’t question the orders of your superiors
C. Saphir
Hit the Trail
Maybe we shouldn’t write off Abba so quickly…
Rabbi Ephraim Schwartz
Personal Accounts
Six first-person accounts of recent wars our nation endured. All tell of suffering, of tears, of pain, yet at the same time, all tell of hope and belief in our ultimate redemption
Family First Contributors
Encounters
A trip back to a Polish village digs up a miracle story of hope and bravery against all odds
Devorah Stettin
Musings
I can wear those comfy Ecco shoes to the wedding and no one will ask me why. Oh, the sadness of it all
Susie Netzer