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

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

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

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

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

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

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

On Topic
Rebbetzins, educators, and therapists share 21 pieces of hard-earned wisdom they want to share with their daughters — and all of us

By Ariella Schiller

Rebbe Elimelech Lowy of Tosh radiates his father’s light to a new generation, fighting a battle against self-importance, pettiness and arrogance.

By Yisroel Besser

The deeper the recognition, the deeper the effect

By Faigy Peritzman

Rafi Eitan, who died on March 23, was the Israeli Mossad agent who captured Adolf Eichmann. But he was also the handler who closed the door on Jonathan Pollard, when Pollard neede ...

By Omri Nahmias

Every person is unique, with special strengths and gifts. Can you sing, play a musical instrument, draw, act, or speak well? Here are four stories of kids and adults with unique t ...

By Jr. Writers

Movin on Up
Did you know there’s an official name for speaking to people about what they do? It’s called “informational interviewing”

By Shaina Keren