“We could feel her joy, her sense of privilege.” Mrs. Devorah Steinberg ignited two generations of British girls

By Riki Goldstein

Family Diary
“Thursday?” She sounded appalled. “What’s wrong with Monday or Tuesday? I’ll never survive until Thursday!”

By Shani Leiman

Friendship Fix
My friend is needy and negative. I don’t want to get sucked in

By Shoshana Itzkowitz

Family Tempo
This is the place I don’t want to be. Looking at some other women waiting in the hallways, I can tell I’m not alone in that sentiment

By Chana Perl

Rocking Horse
She has disobeyed a cardinal rule. Never interrupt in the middle of a poem. A poem must be savored, from beginning to end

By Leah Gebber

Outside Chance
"What’s there to explain? It’s embarrassing, it’s disappointing, it’s frustrating, concerning. That’s not enough?”

By Esther Kurtz

"Remember how much of our shopping used to be done in actual stores? You could touch the food, feel the fabric, you had to stand in line to pay”

By P. Diamond

There’s no emunah like that of a young child learning in cheder

By Faigy Peritzman

All I Ask
“There’s room for everybody, and you’re the guest of honor at our party, Lulu"

By Ruti Kepler

Family Room
Often, it is in the smallest moments of our days that we sit back suddenly, realizing: today will never reappear; these ages, this mess, these needs — they are only here now.

By Rivki Rabinowitz

"There are other songs with gorgeous harmonies, but this is the first one that comes to mind"

By Riki Goldstein

Blacks would suffer most from current calls to abolish police departments

By Yonoson Rosenblum

Family First Feature
Uncertainty disrupts our lives and routines. But with the right tools, we can learn to triumph — not only over adversity, but even over the unknown

By Esther Ilana Rabi

The Moment
Your favorite singers take a turn with the new lyrics to their songs submitted by Mishpacha readers to The Song of The Season Contest

By Mishpacha Readers