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A Time to Thank

C. B. Lieber

When a family lives through something out of the ordinary, they often hold a special meal called a seudas hoda’ah to thank Hashem

 

Baking at The Peppermill

Malky Lowinger

This past Sunday I joined a group of girls in Boro Park who spend their Sunday afternoons learning to bake, at The Peppermill on 16th Ave

 

Small Wonders

Mishpacha Contributors

The smallest acts can go an almost miraculously, long way. Enjoy our special Chanukah story supplement and remember that even the smallest thing can make all the difference!

 

Super Avi: Episode 12

Ruchama Schnaidman and Avi Newhouse

Avi’s story has touched the hearts of countless people and has given much needed chizuk to so many people facing challenges

 

Hide and Seek: Chapter 51

Bracha Rosman

“Idy, there’s an orphanage not too far from here. Lazer and I are the benefactors. I think you should consider volunteering there”

 

DBTalk: Wave of Emotion

Yael Dorfman and Bashi Levine, LPC, ACT

Module 3: Emotion Regulation, Part 3. Concepts taught: Wave of Emotion, Check the Facts, Problem Solving, Opposite Action

 

DMCs: Perfection

As told to Leah Greenburg

Her scary face was reserved for the privacy of our home and I took the silence pact, along with all my brothers and sisters

 

Against All Odds

Sarah Einhorn

Against all odds, the Macabbim were victorious with Hashem’s help. Meet four exceptional individuals who battle against all odds, yet know they will prevail... with Hashem’s help

 

Friendship: Of Cliques and Bystanders

Devora Zheutlin, MA, CAS

They are the “middlemen” or “middlewomen,” bystanders who are not the main actors in an event, but who observe this marginalizing and don’t speak up

 

Fiction: Chanukah Clash

Roizy Baum

It was a risky undertaking, that’s for sure. My school friends thought I was off the wall and they made sure I knew it

 

Song of the Sea: Chapter 28

Rivka Streicher

“We tried to call you at home. All evening. But you weren’t answering. Leeba’s mom said we should, she was asking for you”



 
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