Teachers and professors quickly learn that it is not worth the effort to critique students. As a consequence, grades are ...

By Yonoson Rosenblum

Even as materialism and technology erode the spirit, legendary Rabbi Noah Weinberg’s first talmid, Rabbi Yisroel Blumenfeld, con ...

By Eytan Kobre

Mesorah Quest
It was the opportunity of my dreams: a week on a sailboat bobbing up and down on the ocean waves, not a soul i ...

By Ari Greenspan

Smaller Jewish communities across the country are looking to grow numbers by enticing people away from big cities. Community recruiters make it happen

By Faygie Levy-Holt

Jewish Geography
Two political conventions, in two consecutive weeks, nominating two candidates who couldn’t possibly be farther apart in their ...

By Binyamin Rose

He proudly announced, “This is my father!”,Visiting Day ,He then turned me around to face his counselors and proudly annou ...

By Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman

Jewish Geography
The attempted coup in Turkey lasted less than 12 hours, but its failure will have repercussions for months to come

By Gershon Burstyn

Summer Job
Chaim delivers big news to Dovi Gelber

By Dov Haller

I felt the familiar feelings of frustration mixed with guilt starting to bubble up inside me, and I knew it was time ...

By C. Saphir

Cut ‘n Paste
Some people have been quoted as saying, “A day camp counselor is one of the easiest jobs in the world.” Of course, ...

By Zack Saltman

Family First Feature
There comes a lull in the summer when there are no appointments, no day camp, and not a whole lot of ideas or ...

By Julie Hauser

Free Fall
A soldier, furious that the two Jewish recruits are being accepted by the others, throws a stein of beer at Moe, jus ...

By Miriam Stark Zakon

She blessed every aspect of my life as I sat there basking in her words not wanting to move.

By Miriam Aflalo

Words Unspoken
I’m the dreaded client no one wants to take on,

By Words Unspoken