Family First Feature
Three women speak candidly about how they survived their husband’s job loss and kept their marriage strong

By Bluma Gordon

She’s only 27, but Ahuva Manes’s color-packed, energy-filled oil paintings are already turning heads in the Jewish art world

By Libi Astaire

Real Life
I quickly pushed my worries away. I was, after all, a kallah. There was enough drama going on in my life

By Roizy Baum

Look at me, filling up on fiber and vitamins C and A… and also 2,000 calories of cheesecake

By Peshie Needleman

Rocking Horse
Felix obscures the visitor, but when Hannah peers around she sees an old-time Jew

By Leah Gebber

How — how — had she gotten hold of this gown? She couldn’t—

By Esty Heller

It’s a small thing, yet it fills me with nachas that I never dreamed I would have

By Chana Goodman

The effectiveness of any blessing depends on the spiritual level of the person giving it

By Faigy Peritzman

Shooting Stars

By Shira Gold

Magazine Feature
A civilian K9 unit with Yiddish-speaking pooches protects Israelis

By Rachel Ginsberg

The Rose Report
Perhaps that’s what Bibi meant when he said: “Nothing will come of it, because nothing happened”

By Binyamin Rose

Once the zeman started, the boys who still hadn’t found yeshivos needed to be handled with care

By Dov Haller

"The biggest highlight had to be the moment when you say to yourself, ‘Now I want to be able to finish Shas in the next round’ ”

By Riki Goldstein

Reb Ze’ev Kraines taught the first class I ever walked into at Ohr Somayach

By Yonoson Rosenblum