On Topic
We all want our Shabbos tables to look perfect, but too often, real life diverges from these dreams. Our experts’ take on how to turn things around

By C.B. Lieber

I dare me
Here, we unload your home, step by step, and zone in on your goals, so you’ll discover how you can smoothly downsize

By Elisheva Appel

Family Tempo
A year before his bar mitzvah, our son Shalom said he didn’t want one.

By Ariella Mendel

Shabbos as a child was magical. It all started on Friday — you couldn’t have Shabbos without Erev Shabbos.

By Adina Soclof

Why do I feel the need to justify the depth of my sorrow? Why do we ascribe so little meaning to miscarriages, late miscarriages, and stillbirths?

By Esther Kurtz

Care to Join
These stories happen every day, and if I wrote them all down, the magazine would become a book. But I can’t stop from sharing Jake’s story

By Leah Greene

Center Stage
Huvy kept her eyes on the water. She’d always been a terrible liar, but her mother heard what she wanted to hear

By Gila Arnold

The Gatekeeper's Daughter
The Tzaddik clutches Leibel’s hand. “Especially the daughter, Leibel. We can help her more in Eretz Yisrael. Your family, maybe, could help them?”

By Esther Teichtal

The Current
Israeli policy makers are laser-focused on one date. That’s November 4, when US sanctions on Iran’s crucial energy sector come into force

By Gedalia Guttentag

The Current
Why Jordan is threatening to take back Arava farms

By Gershon Burstyn

A Few Minutes With
Veteran foreign policy expert Elliot Abrams explains why Trump was right to ignore the prophets of doom about moving the US embassy to Jerusalem

By Machla Abramovitz

Washington Wrap
Erdogan holds the cure to Trump’s midterm headache

By Omri Nahmias

Washington Wrap
Is Washington punishing the Palestinians? Is this yet another downgrade in relations? Or is it just a technical, administrative issue?

By Omri Nahmias

Washington Wrap
“They are using you against us. IDF soldiers protect you, and yet you come here to slander them? Shame on you, collaborator!”

By Omri Nahmias