Family First Feature
Even after loss, Rebbetzin Shterna Wolff is determined to spread light

By Riki Goldstein

Family First Feature
Shehecheyanu is the brachah on fresh chances. At the brink of a new year, we look back with gratitude over what we’ve achieved, and look forward to possibilities and potential ahe ...

By Family First Contributors

Family First Feature
Wives of famous chazzanim share what it’s like to be the woman behind the sheliach tzibbur

By Brachi Zeivald and Sarah Moses Spero

Family Diary
I was distraught. I knew Esti, and I knew Simi. How could two quality girls have this kind of unresolved history?

By Shani Leiman

Family Tempo
Her lungs failed. Her brain was bleeding. Yet her family clung to hope

By Rut Halevi

On your Mark
Too many people never saw Torah’s beauty. Allison Josephs helps them discover it

By Miriam Milstein

We’re aching for what we had, pre-coronavirus, when we didn’t know how lucky we were

By Devorie Kreiman

Rocking Horse
Was it better not to ask the questions and live in a fantasy world in which one’s conscience remains clear?

By Leah Gebber

Apples, honey, and a shredded dough pie crust… What more could you wish for?

By Rivky Kleiman

Year in Review
If Trump wins, he will forge full steam ahead with his plans to remake the Middle East in his vision. If Biden wins, expect him to repudiate the entire Trump agenda

By Binyamin Rose


By Chanie Apfelbaum

Year in Review
5780 was probably the toughest year in decades in the US, but it was also a year full of heroes

By Yochonon Donn

Thank you, Ariella, for giving us a stepby-step guide on how to make these adorable apple pretzels for Rosh Hashanah

By Esther Ottensosser

True Account
As I fell into bed at 3:00 a.m., all I could think of was how much strength we’ll need to traverse the exhausting road ahead of us

By Yael Schuster