Family First Feature
Once, there were no custom sheitels, kosher cookbooks, and seminaries. These pioneers changed that

By Elisheva Appel

A Promise Kept
Sometime during that awful era, I began fiddling around on the piano

By Shoshana Itzkowitz

A Promise Kept
Ayala, I try reasoning with myself. You have two options. You can either get to work making phone calls or you can cry

By Ayala Feigenbaum

A Promise Kept
I can feel the strain through the thread. I am over effusive; she is cordial. Don’t touch me

By Shana Reicher

A Promise Kept
Baba’s loving sentiments that the all-but-forgotten promise conveyed were dear to my heart

By Avigail Rabinowitz

A Promise Kept
“What do you think?” Reb Laizor thundered. “Without mussar I would be like that too!”

By Miriam Milstein

A Promise Kept
We’d created a haven for them to unburden their hearts, and sent them away with the sweetness of home cooking

By Millie Samson

A Promise Kept
Not all promises are lost. One remains. It’s the one I made long ago

By Yocheved Katz

Profiles
Steve Rabinowitz’s passion for animals fueled a grueling road to becoming a vet 

By Barbara Bensoussan

Editor's Letter
You struggle and toil and build, and then it all comes down, but perhaps that’s the point. Perhaps the glory is in the effort, not the result

By Yisroel Besser

EndNote
Today the custom of mitzvah tantz is still widespread and has even reached new communities. We caught up with five top international badchanim, who share their experiences and per ...

By Riki Goldstein

EndNote
Five top international badchanim share their experiences and perspectives from the very heart of the Jewish wedding

By Riki Goldstein

A Gift Passed Along
A harvest much hardier and more glorious than they could ever have imagined

By Russy Tendler

The Moment
I’m writing for myself here. Feel free to listen in

By Dovid Bashevkin