A pre-Rosh Hashanah phone call. I hadn’t realized people my age did them. Those calls are for mothers and grandmothers, ...

By Esther Kurtz

Map the Starlight
Friar Pere runs through the night, arms lifted, a wail coming from the dark hollow of his mouth. Brother Francis comes ...

By Leah Gebber

What was I supposed to tell the kid? I totally heard where he was coming from. He just lost himself, happens to u ...

By Esther Kurtz

“It should be as your teshuvah, in case you were mistaken. Although, sheifelah, I’m not convinced that you were”

By Zahava Silver

A tribute to Rebbetzin Esther Finkel a”h, wife of the late Rosh Yeshivah Rav Beinish Finkel, and mother-in-law of Rav N ...

By Riki Goldstein

On Topic
Could The Nurtured Heart approach — focusing on what is right in each moment — stop the negativity and misbehavior in ...

By Chana Klein

Sister Shmooze
You’ll gaze at a story from the past, view a shalom bayis tip for the present, see a concerned look at writing’s ...

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

Real Life
She doesn’t ask because she knows it will make Mommy sad, just like she doesn’t ask why they don’t have a daddy i ...

By Rivka Streicher

They’re not demanding religious rights, but legitimacy,Forcing Our Hand,They’re not demanding religious rights, but legitimacy

By Rabbi Moshe Grylak zt"l

A tevilah pickup/drop-off service,Ten Questions for Meir Naamat,A tevilah pickup/drop-off service

By Rachel Bachrach

Try to think how many hours of his life have been invested in this trip you’re about to take and the year ahead ...

By Barbara Bensoussan

When World War II broke out, many European Jews who hoped to flee to the United States found themselves detouring through Cuba.

By Riki Goldstein

Last week’s all-out drill comes against the backdrop of major changes in the region’s geopolitical landscape,Inside Israel - ...

By Eliezer Shulman

Shimon was a rebbi’s dream. Moshe was a rebbi’s nightmare. Ovadia was somewhere in-between: an average student. Or so we thought.

By C. Saphir