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

Win or Lose
“Think about it,” he continued. “Why do you think Mr. Greenbaum made up that whole contest in the first place?”

By Chaim Finkelstein

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

By Binyamin Rose

The Rose Report
Forty days to elections, Israel’s political map

By Binyamin Rose

Washington Wrap
The withdrawal from Afghanistan comes as America seeks to draw down its military presence in Syria and Iraq

By Omri Nahmias

LifeLines
These were clearly suicide missions, but in the army you don’t question the orders of your superiors

By C. Saphir

Guestlines
Another zechus for the neshamah of Alta Ruda bas Avraham

By Rabbi Henoch Plotnik