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Craft Creative Costumes

Mati Swimer

Looking for a homemade, original Purim costume for your little one? Enjoy crafting these adorable getups — and watching the smiles all around once your children wear them

 

Imprisoned

Mishpacha Contributors

When addiction spins its web around the person you love, you too, are trapped. Five personal accounts of perseverance, survival, and recovery

 

Trade Secrets of the Trade Show

C. Rosenberg

With their opportunities for industry knowledge, product information, and new contacts, trade shows can be key business-building tools… if you know how to use them

 

The Shidduch Academy

Sara Shamansky

“Is your son or daughter in the Parshah? Are you feeling overwhelmed, and unprepared? You need training! Call us for details about our tailor-made curriculum”

 

Musings: It’s Never Too Late

Esther Ilana Rabi

The night-owl test is looking at the clock at 1:14 a.m. and see if you think, I’ve still got time to clean the kitchen

 

Freefall: Chapter 43

Miriam Zakon

Annie writes to Moe, and chides him for never writing to their father. Moe tries to write to Papa, but can’t do it

 

House of Mirrors: Chapter 19

Rachael Lavon

Gavi’s early morning run-in with Mr. Redlick brings back memories of the Rosh Yeshivah’s hesitation over the proposed shidduch between Gavi and Laylee.

 

Learning Curve: Chapter 36

Gila Arnold

Aviva’s sister surprises her with a visit to the clinic, where she discovers that Zevi works there, as well. Aviva tells Zevi they’re replacing him

 

Lifetakes: Kasha Varnishkes

Rivka Levitan

“It’s time for Mommy’s treat,” I say. Because it’s been a long day for me too, and I am such a good mother



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Seventy Years
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “The sword from without, and machlokes from within”
Helping Our Kids Find Their Mission
Yonoson Rosenblum The best home protection against the “foreign winds”
Meeting for Minchah
Eytan Kobre “A Ten-Minute Appointment for a Five-Minute Encounter”
Top 5 Jewish Grammar Mistakes
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Seeing the errors of our grammatical ways
The Missing Alef
Alef is not simply another letter in the Hebrew alphabet
What Are You Grateful For?
Jacob L. Freedman “I guess all we can do is to be grateful”
A Simple Offering
Faigy Peritzman Our obligations are measured according to our abilities
Building a Better Brain
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Make your home an emotionally safe place to be real
The Cyclist: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Rachel has advanced from “flustered” to “determined”
Wholly Holy
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Realize who you are and how you can impact this world