Calligraphy
And then I froze and my mind went blank and this crazy overwhelming feeling came over me and I started to cry and so did she

By Rikki Ehrlich

Calligraphy
Riva forced herself to voice her deepest fear. “I really care about… the learning thing. I really care about… a home attached to Torah. I need to know he’s there too”

By Zivia Reischer

Calligraphy
As he liked to tell Sarah, “I spend ten months teaching teenagers eight hours a day, all I want is quiet, I’m not looking for any action, thank you very much”

By Dov Haller

Calligraphy
It’s a look that makes her quail inside, though she’s used to it, though she’s stood her own before and will do it again.

By Leah Gebber

Calligraphy
At least now he’ll see that nonsensical, silly, irresponsible Molly had done well for herself, is married to a celebrated rebbi, has raised poised, wonderful, eidel children…

By Faigy Schonfeld

 
Finally, there they are. Howard and Jack and the rest of them. He should make the most of this game, his last for the next while

By Rochel (Grunewald) Samet

Calligraphy
How it worked: A client faces an empty chair, imagines his demon sitting in it, and speaks his thoughts and feelings with no filters

By Esty Heller

Calligraphy
Her parents had picked up on that early in the shidduch process — every neighbor, every relative, every rebbi or roommate seemed to get a light in their eye when asked about Ch ...

By Blimi Rabinowitz

Recipes
A classic Pesach snack to add to your family's repertoire.

By Esther Ottensosser

#In A Word
The strong trees protruding through the snow and the sun shining through the shadows are a reminder to me that Hashem always provides us with strength and warmth in the coldness o ...

By Mishpacha Contributors

Lifestyle
What happens when you take two complete strangers and have them spend a few hours together? Does the time fly by, or is the evening strained and awkward? Family First matched up f ...

By Elisheva Appel

Profiles
As I enter the waiting room of the Rebbe of Sanz-Klausenberg, I get my first signs that the inhabitant of this building has a very different currency, one far more eternal than th ...

By Aryeh Ehrlich

LifeLines
“Abba, you just have to show the gorilla that you respect his personal territory, and the gorilla will respect you back”

By C. Saphir

#In A Word
If I had to describe the atmosphere at this dinner in Wiesenthal's honor, I would say it was this overwhelming sense of “we have won”

By Mishpacha Contributors