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

Inside Israel
The public has a long list of tough questions for Jerusalem mayoral candidate Moshe Leon. Is he up to the challenge?

By Eliezer Shulman

Inside Israel
Will Jerusalem elections deliver chareidi win despite internal division?

By Eliezer Shulman

Rabbi Yeshayahu Heber relives a harrowing year of false accusations and stubborn hope

By Shimon Breitkopf and Yair Stern

Jonathan Neumann exposes the dangerous underbelly of the tikkun olam fixation

By Yonoson Rosenblum

In tribute to attorney Yaakov Weinroth, defender of yeshivahs and prime ministers

By Shimon Breitkopf and Yossi Elituv

Standing Ovation
Never underestimate the power of a popular song

By Dovid Nachman Golding