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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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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without