Family First Feature
After her husband was killed in Gaza, Hadas Loewenstern shares a message of strength

By Leah Gebber

Family First Feature
Fighting for Israel in a different uniform

By Lori Holzman Schwartz

Family First Inbox
“I think saying that’s ‘what worked for us back then’ is a recipe for disaster”

By Family First Readers

A Better You
Working memory has nothing to do with intelligence or effort. It’s merely a deficit of our executive functions

By Family First Contributors

War Diaries
“Thanks for not canceling when you saw my name… I’ve had little business lately”

By Rivka Streicher

Family Tempo
Gavi was homeless. Could we take him in?

By Esther Mandel

Secretly, the idea of baking sourdough started — whatchamacallit? — fermenting in my brain

By Esty Heller

She’s the level of nice that has always caused me to feel protective of her

By Yocheved Zerfman

Voice in the Crowd
What I am about to write, though, is really and truly intended for myself. It’s a personal feeling, and nothing more, but one I hope to honor now and always.

By Yisroel Besser

In tribute to Rabbi Alter Yachnes, who created the soundtrack of Yiddishkeit for children around the world

By Riki Goldstein

Deal or No Deal
You realize that your husband and the other sons-in-law were not invited
This dish is essentially sloppy joes with a twist

By Brynie Greisman

A rabbinical court that finds suitable compromises is to be commended

By Faigy Peritzman

heart to table
Lachmagine are mini meat pizzas, and they’re hearty, with a rich flavor combination

By Leah Hamaoui