Pendulum: Succos Supplement 5784
The Sforno was clear that worldly achievement was just a means to a loftier end

By Rabbi Ephraim Zalman Galinsky

Pendulum: Succos Supplement 5784
As a scholarly discipline, history is concerned with facts; but an authentically Jewish view of history can’t ignore the bigger picture, the traces of Divine involvement in histor ...

By Gedalia Guttentag

Pendulum: Succos Supplement 5784
The more we know about people, the more we know about the past. The more we know about the past, the better we are able to assess the present.

By Rabbi Berel Wein

Pendulum: Succos Supplement 5784
“This shameful bill passed controversially in the Knesset, is responsible for many premature deaths in dangerously ill people who avoided medical treatment out of fear of the drac ...

By Rabbi Eliyahu Gut

Pendulum: Succos Supplement 5784
Decades ago, smart Jewish boys had to bang on closed doors — or slip through a narrow crack — to become “My Son the Doctor.”

By Ari Lieberman

Pendulum: Succos Supplement 5784
He was a skilled diplomat of the highest order, but somehow Hasdai Ibn Shaprut found himself in the history books for his success as a weight loss coach

By Rabbi Dr. Dovid Katz

Pendulum: Succos Supplement 5784
Widely regarded as the most influential early modern Hebrew textbook of the sciences, the book offered a revolutionary compilation of scientific material through the lens of Torah ...

By Yaakov Lipszyc

Pendulum: Succos Supplement 5784
How is that relevant to a Jewish view of medicine?

By Rabbi Edward Reichman

Jr. Serial
If they get home too close to Shabbos, Mommy’s never going to let them wander the woods again on a Friday afternoon

By Bashie Lisker

For the Record
Mesivta Rav Chaim Berlin was founded in the early ’30s by the rising star in the yeshivah world, Rav Yitzchok Hutner

By Dovi Safier and Yehuda Geberer

Family Reflections
What should we do when we feel we can’t be honest with the people we love?

By Sarah Chana Radcliffe

Calligraphy: Succos 5784
Her Dovid has been relentlessly bullying Shmuli, and I’ve had enough of her, “Oh, Dovid doesn’t mean anything by it,” lackadaisical attitude

By Ariella Schiller

Connect Four
Four insights into various elements of Succos that come to light based on the words of the Vilna Gaon

By Rabbi Daniel Glatstein

A Better You
While nisyonos, like medication, are inherently for our benefit, Hashem also coats them in a capsule of kindness

By Family First Contributors