Feature Articles
She’s only 28, but Maryland State Delegate Dalya Attar is the highest ranking elected Orthodox female in american history. Balancing her career with religion and family isn’t easy ...

By Margie Pensak

Feature Articles
Worry is a small word for an overwhelming feeling. But we can strip it of its fangs. Professionals share ways we can use the brain, that normally plagues us with worries, to achie ...

By Shifra Elkaim

Dreamscapes
Her Yiddish-speaking band hits all the right notes

By Elisheva Appel

Family Matters
A discussion of what not to say would surely include the following question about a dementia patient: “Does he still recognize you?”

By Joan Zlotnick

Family Tempo
In our hearts, we struggle between declaring this is no way to live, and realizing that yes, this is a way to live because this is what Hashem has decided

By Shoshana Lesser

Windows
The school had built up excitement [read: parent pressure] among the students, and Hodaya’s heart was set: She wanted to be Principal for the Day

By Shira Isenberg

Center Stage
Once again, Gabriella had displayed her knack for saying just what the other person needed to hear. No wonder Huvy had been so smitten, before—

By Gila Arnold

More or Less
"If she’s done this with too many clients, my entire reputation is done. I’m too small, too new to rehabilitate from this"

By Esther Kurtz

Feature Articles
After arson hits a Chabad house, it's all about spreading light

By Yochonon Donn

Inside Israel
Iran has changed strategy as Trump’s 2020 chances rise

By Eliezer Shulman

Double Take
And then, Becca invited me to join her on a Birthright trip to Israel. I didn’t think much about it, just signed up, figuring I could do with a break from the depressing atmospher ...

By Rochel (Grunewald) Samet

Text Messages
“You’re not using the phone; the phone is using you”

By Eytan Kobre

Shul with a View
The last words I ever heard from my rebbi

By Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman

Parshah
Blessings do not create anything new within the natural world

By Faigy Peritzman