On Topic
We’re a nation of schmoozers. But when it comes to business meetings, overindulging in our national pastime can be frustrating — and costly. Here’s how to make meetings more focus ...

By Libi Astaire

Sister Shmooze
Fasten your fur hat earflaps, slip your hands into a cozy muff, and wrap your babushka around your head as the Sisters travel to the icy land of the Russian bear

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

936 Sundays
Who said you have to be competitive in order to have fun? We’re all on the same team anyway. With these friendship-themed activities, everyone’s a winner

By Sara Wolf

Family Tempo
Layee smiled serenely. “Behind every great man, blah blah blah… And until a bochur finds his bashert, who is that great woman? His mother”

By Esther Neiman

The scarf is tied tightly around my eyes. I grope and stumble in the dark, looking for my Ima. Eventually, I catch hold of a figure. I rip the scarf from my face. But it is never ...

By Mazal Madina

Center Stage

By Gila Arnold

The Gatekeeper's Daughter
Daina thinks she can recognize some of the faces from her welcoming party not that long ago. And Tzippy, of course, is a regular visitor here, being married to Leah’s son. As for ...

By Esther Teichtal

More or Less
“How much do they cost?” Ari asked it innocently, and seriously, it scared me. There was no way I’d let him spend that much money on me

By Esther Kurtz

Connect Two
“It’s a secret language called body language”

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

At the Core
Jewish babies are born knowing Hashem

By Baila Vorhand

Family Reflections
We can only be sure that we can never be sure

By Sarah Chana Radcliffe

Someone steeped in Torah doesn’t live in the moment

By Faigy Peritzman

Because being a cliché means I’ve matured into myself. It means I’ve attained a level of security so that I no longer feel the need to announce myself by standing out in the crowd

By Adina Lover

5 out of 10

By Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin