Text Messages
The Mortara case and the issues it raises

By Eytan Kobre

“You find it easy to make friends?” Chana asked me sincerely. “I know how to be friendly, but a friend… I haven’t made one in a long time”

By Esther Kurtz

Point of View
What price this outpouring of love?

By Rabbi Moshe Grylak zt"l

“Values are easily proclaimed, virtues with difficulty attained”

By Yonoson Rosenblum

Text Messages
Halkin underestimated Orthodoxy’s extraordinary vitality

By Eytan Kobre

Are our girls as well armed as Judge Ruchie Freier?

By Alexandra Fleksher

Voice in the Crowd
There’s one reality that will never change

By Yisroel Besser

Off the Couch
Sometimes human beings are just human, and have human-type problems

By Jacob L. Freedman MD

Family First Feature
“At a certain point, we realized that we would be the ones who would have to marry her off — there simply wasn’t anyone else to do it.”

By Bracha Yaari

I’d never seen such an emotional kallah in my life. Later, she thanked me, and she told me that this song had turned her life around

By Riki Goldstein

Normal Like Me
Avitzedek sang and beat his drum. Faigy found herself entranced for a moment. Looking at the boys’ faces, she was surprised to see deep respect

By Ruti Kepler

Oneg Shabbos
Rav Aharon of Premishlan may have had humble beginnings. But news of his powers soon spread far and wide

By Yeruchem Yitzchak Landesman

There are times in your life when you feel that Hashem is speaking directly to you, and this was one of them

By C. Saphir

The Explainer
Will Congress stump up for Trump’s border wall to protect the Dreamers?

By Omri Nahmias