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

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

By Raizel Keilson

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

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

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

Fundamentals
Reliving the shame of a princely nation dethroned

By Mrs. Elana Moskowitz

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

EndNote
"Comfort in generations to come, all the way to the Geulah sheleimah”

By Riki Goldstein

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

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

By Devorah Grant

Profiles
Rabbi David Skulski’s mission to collect every scrap of Holocaust testimony

By Binyamin Rose

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

Family Reflections
Discomfort can be a catalyst for change

By Sarah Chana Radcliffe