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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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With All Due Respect
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The honor of every human being
What We Lost
Yonoson Rosenblum A long view, a larger perspective
Reprobate Return
Eytan Kobre Loyalty to the true and the morally upright
My Own Gentle Giant
Jacob L. Freedman Finn smirked. “Do whatever you want, Dr. Israel”
Individually United
Faigy Peritzman Two contradictions classify the Korban Pesach as a chok
Hearing Problems
Sarah Chana Radcliffe In fight mode, you may hear attacks never said
An Equal Focus
Rebbetzin Shira Smiles Remaining true to our most authentic feminine selves
The Marketer, Part I
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer “I’m late, my work is late, I come to meetings late”
Dear Neighbor and Friend
Words Unspoken I know you’ve been given challenging kids