Ninety percent of the time, my mother-in-law and I get along wonderfully. It’s the other ten percent of the time that’s ...

By Bassi Gruen

Real Life
“No one else can help me. You’re the only One who can give me children and a healthy pregnancy”,

By Sarah Gold

Anyone?,It was so close to Shabbos; who would be checking their e-mails? Even if they did, why would she want to hel ...

By Sari Blum

My 15-year-old actually wants to talk? I try not to let on how exciting this is. I nod slightly, meet her eyes. ...

By Gabriella Roth

Free Fall
Colonel Cohn tells Moe that he needs him to help him understand the codebreaking work going on in Bletchley Park. Moe ...

By Miriam Stark Zakon

House of Mirrors
A photo shoot shows Laylee how people are judged by their appearances. Laylee’s parents invite the family for Shabbos Chan ...

By Rachael Lavon

Learning Curve
Yael’s in-laws surprise her with a weekend getaway. Aviva has her 20-week ultrasound, and the technician sees something worri ...

By Gila Arnold

Then came the Shabbos I spent with a warm Moroccan family, where I realized I was insulting the couple by not trying ...

By Rebecca Feldbaum

Sister Shmooze
A box that disappears mysteriously, a truckload of floor tiles that brings back memories, a sandwich stuffed with much mor ...

By Emmy Leah Stark Zitter and Marcia Stark Meth and Miriam Stark Zakon

Connect Two
“Ezzie’s different from the other kids. And he’s missing out ”

By D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer

Jewish Geography
Eyewitness to Uman desecration describes hit-and-run vandalism

By Sam Sokol

My Great-Grandfather Elyakim fought to hold onto his Yiddishkeit, but didn’t see Yiddishe nachas from his descendants. In his ...

By C. Saphir

Point of View
Realizing what their subconscious knew all along

By Rabbi Moshe Grylak zt"l

Voice in the Crowd
People took his songs seriously because they took themselves seriously,

By Yisroel Besser