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Calligraphy
It doesn’t come easy, but that’s why we daven for it. Let us truly be in the succah

By Mishpacha Contributors

Calligraphy
Emboldened, and hoping he didn’t sound bitter, Ephraim persisted. “Yeah, but everyone has family and memories, there’s something else here”

By Dov Haller

Calligraphy
Too many compliments in one sentence. Shraga nods his thanks and waits for the other shoe to drop

By Rochel Samet

Calligraphy
“Sure.” I said yes because I was supposed to, but I really wanted to run away and vomit

By Elana Kirshenbaum

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JJ wouldn’t have schmoozed anyway. He would have grilled him. Worse, he would have said no to the boy right off the bat

By Rachael Lavon

Calligraphy
I liked spinning with Lily. She was my twin, and aside for her ugly hair and white skin, we looked exactly alike

By Chanie Spira

Calligraphy
Run for Refuah and Save a Life, the banner reads. Nice. I hover over the Click to Sponsor tab, and my eye catches something else

By Ariella Schiller

Calligraphy
“New York’s the place to be,” Shifra says innocuously, and as she’s saying it, she feels her heart accordion open, then close

By Rivka Streicher

Front Row Seat
Whenever Rabbi Whittow had to buy a new car, the Rosh Yeshivah told him to weigh only two considerations

By C.S. Teitelbaum

Double Take
Poor Shevy, she’d been so happy to have a sister to rely on, and that sister was proving far too wrapped up in her own life to help out 

By Rochel Samet

Speechless Moments
I just stood there, crying, in front of 100 guests. I kept trying to speak, but I couldn’t do it

By Adina Lover

LifeTakes
"If not for my visits, they wouldn’t know about shul and Shabbos. They would know nothing"

By Roizy Baum

Yiddishe Gelt
Financial planners tell it like it is

By Margie Pensak and Sandy Eller

On Our Own Terms
Discover the backstories behind our own uniquely frum phrases

By Sarah Faygie Berkowitz