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
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
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

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
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
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

News In Depth
The Israeli Supreme Court — whose tentacles extend to every government agency and Knesset committee, often impeding legislation that doesn’t adhere to its leftist worldview - ...

By Binyamin Rose

Guestlines
Hashem is satisfied when we do our best

By Rabbi Judah Mischel

Off the Couch
“Do you still think that I’m not completely crazy?”

By Jacob L. Freedman MD

Know This

By Bracha Stein

DMCs
“Did you fight back? No? You’re a tzaddik! Quick, give Aunt Hudis a brachah that she should get married this year!”

By Leah Greenburg

News In Depth
This surprising result was the product of many months of hard work by party leaders, who saw that energizing the base was key to electoral success

By Eliezer Shulman