A Gift Passed Along
It was harder than it sounds. I didn’t feel it. And I wanted to feel it, and I wanted my kids to feel it

By Shaina King

A Gift Passed Along
If you took a moment and stepped inside, you were quickly overcome by the smell of dust, of pages, of history, of life itself

By Nachman Hellman

A Gift Passed Along
“Why Israel?” I answered. “Because you taught me to love Israel. You taught me to love Jews

By Samuel Goldsmith

A Gift Passed Along
They know it’s the prelude to a busy 24 hours that begins with water

By Baruch Ya'ari

A Gift Passed Along
As I conjure that precious, long-ago image, one word wells up within me. Just one word: Dignity

By Eytan Kobre

A Gift Passed Along
When the Darchei Ish shul opened its doors in Bnei Brak, those Simchas Torah scenes came back to life

By Rabbi Mattis Goldberg

A Gift Passed Along
My mother's passion percolated within me. And over the last year, it found expression in a direction she could not have foreseen

By Rabbi Yaakov Rosenblatt

A Gift Passed Along
I can still remember the elders of the community who wouldn’t even think to smile during that period

By Baruch Ya'ari

Outside Chance
“You got the position you’ve always wanted. I was being supportive! I picked up and moved!”

By Esther Kurtz

A Gift Passed Along
I had changed my name, changed my place, and rediscovered my true self

By Esther Tscholkowsky

Story Supplement
His brother was a singer. So what?

By Chani Muller

I knew that one day I would just have to explode. Which I did, on the shabbaton

By Devorah Grant

10 Questions
Shimon Fleischman is the co-owner of Mr. Can Cleaning in Monsey, New York

By Rachel Bachrach

Off the Couch
“Doctor Freedman, I’ve got to tell you, I’m having a great time at home"

By Jacob L. Freedman MD