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

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

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 Chaim ...

By Blimi Rabinowitz

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

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

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

Rav Yehoshua Neuwirth’s wartime memoirs hold the seeds of a Torah empire

By Yisrael Groweiss

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

Rabbi Shmuel Weiner of Ramat Eshkol’s Zichron Nosson Tzvi was hearing that frum Americans — bnei yeshivah, kollel couples, seminary girls — were flummoxed by the Israeli kashrus s ...

By Refoel Pride

Personal Accounts
As mothers, we’re influential in creating the memories that will accompany our children through life. Here, three women reflect on their role as memory maker

By Mishpacha Contributors

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

Each week, there’s a new mix of guests at the table. People her neighbor finds in shul, people who have nowhere else to go

By Rivka Streicher