Parshah
The deeper the recognition, the deeper the effect

By Faigy Peritzman

Family Matters
How could I protect his dignity in the face of such a debilitating illness? How could I respect his independence and still keep him safe?

By Joan Zlotnick

Center Stage
Rina’s eyes opened wide. “Heshy? What’re you doing home so early?” She dropped her bags and glanced at her watch. Six o’clock. “What’s wrong?”

By Gila Arnold

Connect Two
"I can see that she doesn’t know how build a relationship. I want her to be able to get married”

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

Seven Spheres
How does the act of counting serve as a cleansing agent? What is the meaning of the prayer’s reference to “today’s Sefirah”? And what is the “Omer” in “Sefiras Ha’omer”?

By Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz

On Topic
He saw his parents’ paystubs, and it lent a level of resignation. The knowledge that there was no money made him feel insecure. He was afraid to express his needs

By Esty Heller

Personal Accounts
Fifteen simanim form the structure of our Seder. If we listen closely, we can hear them echo in our everyday lives. Fifteen stories of transformation and tradition

By Mishpacha Contributors

Fiction
“I can’t take this, the waiting!” she muttered. “Just wake me up when I’m married…” From across the street, the woman looked up, and smiled

By Rikki Ehrlich

Recipes
A classic Pesach snack to add to your family's repertoire.

By Esther Ottensosser

#In A Word
The strong trees protruding through the snow and the sun shining through the shadows are a reminder to me that Hashem always provides us with strength and warmth in the coldness o ...

By Mishpacha Contributors

Lifestyle
What happens when you take two complete strangers and have them spend a few hours together? Does the time fly by, or is the evening strained and awkward? Family First matched up f ...

By Elisheva Appel

Profiles
As I enter the waiting room of the Rebbe of Sanz-Klausenberg, I get my first signs that the inhabitant of this building has a very different currency, one far more eternal than th ...

By Aryeh Ehrlich

LifeLines
“Abba, you just have to show the gorilla that you respect his personal territory, and the gorilla will respect you back”

By C. Saphir

#In A Word
If I had to describe the atmosphere at this dinner in Wiesenthal's honor, I would say it was this overwhelming sense of “we have won”

By Mishpacha Contributors