Family Reflections
Pesach is a reflection of our lives — and the chance to better it

By Sarah Chana Radcliffe

Kri’as Yam Suf inhabits a unique position

By Mrs. Elana Moskowitz

Connect Two
“They say the window of opportunity is closing”

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

Words Unspoken
I don’t want conversations filled with awkward pauses

By Anonymous

Magazine Feature
A teacup. A salt shaker. A stockpot. They’re simple objects, but they’re layered with stories. Thirteen accounts

By Family First Contributors

Family Tempo
I want to leave. Leave the store and the girl and her round green eyes and the questions splayed across her forehead

By Rachael Lavon

Unwilling to drive home from the first Seder as she had done in previous years, she was going to spend the first Seder alone

By Debbie Goldman

True Account
Sophomore year, I walked into a bookstore in the Jewish neighborhood. What was probably a typical seforim store felt, at the time, like a suffocating closet of truth

By Abby Delouya B.A, B.Ed, MFT

On Site
How would Jerusalem have looked to people visiting for Pesach many years ago? Four models of the Holy City give us a snapshot in wood and stone

By Libi Astaire

Magazine Feature
What happens when a gadol is a guest at your hotel or vacation spot? Hotel owners and vacation coordinators discuss the challenges and rewards

By Rivka Junger

In a world where “quality of life” is considered the measure for life’s value, Dr. Howard Lebowitz believes only halachah should determine the time to end treatment

By Barbara Bensoussan

One Rosh Hashanah, Efryim Shore woke up a quadriplegic. Of course, there was the question of “why,” he decided it was a new wakeup call to do good

By Yonoson Rosenblum

Mark Penn conducted his first poll as an elementary school student, yet over the next 50 years, leaders from all over the world bought into his pioneering polling techniques

By Binyamin Rose

Ed Bernstein was just another photographer until, at a chance photo session, he realized his true calling: to capture enduring images of gedolei Yisrael

By Eytan Kobre