Magazine Feature
A spate of arrests have involved young people from chareidi families being used by sophisticated handlers to smuggle drugs and other contraband through airport customs

By Shlomi Gil

Second Thoughts
Only real life prepares you for real life

By Rabbi Emanuel Feldman

Off the Couch
“Your rebbi in Mir made the diagnosis even before I did”

By Jacob L. Freedman MD

“If I collaborate for other albums, why not mine?”

By Riki Goldstein

Connected through the universal medium of music

By Riki Goldstein

“Let’s make Kiddush over the whole world”

By Riki Goldstein

How do you like to sing Lecha Dodi?

By Riki Goldstein

Losing decades’ worth of work in a devastating inferno could have been the ultimate tragedy. But for artist Yoram Raanan it’s become a kiln for renewal

By Gershon Burstyn

Normal Like Me
“Bernadine, get dressed and join them!” they urged her. Grandma’s friend Scarlett grabbed Bernadine with two strong hands and started smearing her face with yellow paint

By Ruti Kepler

Shared Space
Was this the way it was going to be, Aryeh calling three times a day to “check in” and then report back to Tatty?

By Dov Haller

She wasn’t expected to survive her first day, and certainly not her first week, but to the surprise of the doctors, she did. We named her Chaya

By C. Saphir


By Bracha Stein and Chani Judowitz

Text Messages
Hunger for materialism. Fueled from without or within?

By Eytan Kobre

Masterpiece Cakeshop dodged the bullet this time

By Yonoson Rosenblum