Personal Accounts
Six first-person accounts of recent wars our nation endured. All tell of suffering, of tears, of pain, yet at the same time, all tell of hope and belief in our ultimate redemption

By Family First Contributors

Therapy Toolbox
“So, it’s pretty awkward for me to come here as I know you’ve spoken to my husband.”

By Abby Delouya B.A, B.Ed, MFT

I dare me
This month, my goal is to designate my spending amounts on the first of the month, and leave my savings categories untouched. No shifting money to cover other deficits

By Elisheva Appel

Family Matters
Once again, though, my assumption that this was the worst thing you could ever do to a loved one proved false

By Joan Zlotnick

Real Life
Chavi knew too much about fiery destruction, probably had nightmares about sparks and embers

By Devorah Grant

Windows
Bugs in this middle category raise a YELLOW alert. Someone (read Mom) needs to “take care” of it ASAP

By G. Shulman

Yardsticks
A quick calculation in my head — fabric, beadwork, sewing, overhead, markup — and I estimated the gown would cost in the 18k range. “Nuts,” I muttered

By Esty Heller

Vacancies
What sort of scale were they working with to think that she and her husband didn’t qualify for something, anything! Middle-class misery

By Esther Kurtz

LifeTakes
She didn’t realize how young she was until her son turned seven

By Raizel Keilson

Fundamentals
Reliving the shame of a princely nation dethroned

By Mrs. Elana Moskowitz

Story Time
With barely any strength left, Yonatan entered the giant city and looked around for the orphans. He didn’t see them anywhere

By Y. Bromberg

Close Call
If you’re ashamed to tell people about the friendship, that’s an important sign that shows you don’t feel proud of it

By Mrs. Chani Juravel

The Opinionator
The culture war over gun control

By Gedalia Guttentag

Washington Wrap
Israeli media outlets reported that Trump and company are planning a sort of “September surprise” ahead of the Israeli elections

By Omri Nahmias