“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

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

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

By Rivka Streicher

“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

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 the ...

By Dov Haller

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

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

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

Risk Factor
This 15-year-old had been “in and out of rehab” for three years!

By Rabbi Yossi Bensoussan

Linked Supplement
Now, in hindsight, I wonder about it. A shul that had a rebbetzin, and no official rav? But back then it seemed natural

By Shoshana Friedman

This dessert was conceptualized, tested, and named by my six-year-old son, who started asking the very valid question of what cutie pie IS and why do I call him that and is it a r ...

By Michal Frischman

Linked Supplement
Strip away the where-what-when-how of our lives, and you’ll often find that behind the trappings of our modern-day routines lies an ancestor whose life mission informs our own

By Mishpacha Contributors

Rav Shmuel Kamenetsky is still dreaming of ways to elevate and illuminate the American Torah landscape

By Yisroel Besser

Inside Joey Newcomb’s melodies lie deep messages that resonate with a new generation. PLUS watch Joey and friends in action!

By Barbara Bensoussan