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

Inside Israel
The issue of Shabbos observance in Israeli cities is growing more tense as secular Israelis demand new rights

By Eliezer Shulman

Washington Wrap
China not backing down as Trump ramps up tariffs

By Omri Nahmias

All I Ask
“What, they’ll sit with you on a park bench eating falafel, like street kids with no home?”

By Ruti Kepler

Hit the Trail
Maybe we shouldn’t write off Abba so quickly…

By Rabbi Ephraim Schwartz

EndNote
“That song always touched something deep inside me”

By Riki Goldstein

Recipes
A creamy soup full of asparagus deliciousness.

By Kosher.com