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Reaching High

Esther Teichtal

Reaching only the average adult’s waist, P’dut Rotnemer’s take on the world is fresh and different. And she’s teaching others to reach high as well

 

Make a Splash!

Mati Swimer

Want to give your kids a fun-filled afternoon while keeping them cool? Try one — or all three — of these wet ’n wonderful activities

 

Summer Fiction Fest

Mishpacha Contributors

Three original fiction stories

 

Grab the Reins: Chapter 17

Shoshana Schwartz

Retorno isn’t your typical tourist attraction, but Norman and Jacqueline weren’t your typical tourists. They were Canadian probation officers, in Israel on a mission

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 10

Leah Gebber

Without a beginning, without answers, he is free to search, to become, to follow the far reaches of his mind and sail far, far away from home

 

Facets: Chapter 1

Esther Kurtz

“Fine, fine,” I said. I wasn’t going to lie and say, “Splendid, glorious,” because I’m a terrible liar. But that response should be good enough

 

Lifetakes: Clinging

Elana Rothberg

That knowledge, that fear, is paralyzing, and is buried so deep I don’t often let myself stare it in the face



 
Hidden Power
Yonoson Rosenblum One never knows the power of his or her mitzvos
Can You Tell a Phony?
Eytan Kobre “You’re not using the phone; the phone is using you”
Grief and Gratitude
Yisroel Besser The deepest, most sophisticated truth in the world
Nobody's Perfect
Alexandra Fleksher With the gift of maturity, we learn to accept
Colossal Humility
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The last words I ever heard from my rebbi
Ready and Waiting
Baruch S. Fertel, MD, MPA, FACEP Why does everything take so long in the ER?
Bless You!
Faigy Peritzman Blessings don't create anything new in the natural world
Ready, Set, Succeed!
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Ensure success with explicit, doable instructions
The Radiance of Surrender
Mrs Shani Mendlowitz Honest admission reveals your inner radiance