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

On Site
A dedicated duo puts a new lens to the Land of our dreams

By Gershon Burstyn

Outlook
Each of us has a unique path of Divine service

By Yonoson Rosenblum

Second Thoughts
The inevitable result of raising generations without Torah anchoring

By Rabbi Emanuel Feldman

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

By Riki Goldstein

Parshah
A good way to assess your avodas Hashem throughout the year

By Faigy Peritzman

Jr. Feature
Recreating the Lechem Hapanim

By Jennifer Tzivia MacLeod