The Gatekeeper's Daughter
“Yay, Daina! You haven’t been here in, like, foreverrrr!” Daina smiles and edges her way past the intimidating woman at the door

By Esther Teichtal

On Topic
While punishment was once de rigueur, today many parents question the efficacy of harsh consequences. What place do they have in a Torah home?

By Elisheva Appel


By Elisheva Appel

Family Tempo
Hashem, how can you do this to me? I thought. I’m Your daughter, You’re my father! Is this the way to treat a daughter? I don’t deserve this!

By Toba Stern

I was resentful. I was desperate. So I did the most rational thing: l urged my husband to somehow be less awesome.

By Julie Ackerman

I realized there was a drama being played out that had nothing to do with the music or the dancing or even the wedding

By Naomi Lobl

Care to Join
I checked the time. By now, my husband should have taken off. I dialed his number anyway. Of course, his phone was off

By Leah Greene

Center Stage
“Why didn’t I ever realize what a nerd you are?” Gabriella lifted herself up into a sitting position and rolled her eyes affectionately at her sister

By Gila Arnold

Yitzy Bald’s Yerav Na

By Riki Goldstein

Shul with a View
The only person to find fault with is the one in the mirror.

By Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman

Day in the Life

By Rachel Bachrach

On Topic
Is following your gut instinct really always the smartest move? Seven instances when it’s best to ignore the obvious and take the route less traveled

By Toby Vogel

Magazine Feature
Judging from a crew of idealistic rabbis entrenched across Europe, doing their part to create a thirst for Torah and mitzvos, the daunting challenges – from security to assimilati ...

By Gedalia Guttentag

5 out of 10

By Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin