Calligraphy
“If we were at a restaurant, another dessert would be an additional ten dollars. But at home it’s still from the same $4.99 pint”

By Esther Kurtz

Calligraphy
Yerachmiel’s forehead creases as he thinks. “Is there a mitzvah in the Torah to be a baal korei? To write a sefer Torah, yes. But to learn how to lein? I don’t recall”

By Leah Gebber

Calligraphy
These women don’t even know her, but they want to know about her deepest struggles

By Rivka Streicher

Calligraphy
“The mommy you want to take you doesn’t exist,” Leah hissed, suddenly brutal. “Mommy will not dress you fit to be seen, baby. Her taste is gone”

By Riki Goldstein

Calligraphy
Uncle Yidel was dancing in the middle with two rabbanim, but he lit up when he saw Shmuly. Of course he did — the orphaned nephew, the perfect prop for his simchah, along with ...

By Dov Haller

Calligraphy
Ugh, that was not a nice thing to think about a person who gave you a generous gift. What was wrong with me?

By Esty Heller

Calligraphy
I hope they won’t ask, How old are you now? Because I’m not planning to say that I’m twenty-nine

By Chanie Spira

Calligraphy
I press the pen hard between my fingers as I note this next to Rivky’s name. How do they all know everything about everyone?

By Gila Arnold

Video Feature
What happens when three musicians in yarmulkes set up shop in the subway station during rush hour? Watch Joey Newcomb in action!

By Barbara Bensoussan

EndNote
Just yesterday at a bris someone came over to me to discuss “Eibeshter.”

By Riki Goldstein

Recipes
These tasty tacos are fabulous served as a snack, as an appetizer, or served alongside a slice of salmon to bring the presentation to another level. Any way you decide to serv ...

By Rivky Kleiman

Personal Accounts
When I’m cold, I’ll never put on a sweater — I‘m tougher than that.

By Faigy Peritzman

Personal Accounts
Do they know how hard I work? How little I eat? How many hours I exercise? And I still look like a sorry excuse for a woman.

By Judy Stalansky

Personal Accounts
Of course, I do activities with my kids, but a lot of the time, I just kind of fit them in between my husband, life, job, and other stuff.

By Riki Goldstein