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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”



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Think It Through
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The import of the name Anshei Knesses Hagedolah
Face the Facts: Don’t Suppress Them
Yonoson Rosenblum The left behaves more and more like a cult
You Never Looked So Good
Eytan Kobre Growing hunger for the fleeting high of the superficial
Top 5 Shiur Title Techniques
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin The answer to “what’s it about?” can fill or empty rooms
Power of Suggestion
Rachel Bachrach Mikey Benzaken is a stage hypnotist based in Jerusalem
Make It Happen
Jacob L. Freedman “If I’m a bum then let me be a bum”
Hard Knocks
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The Langer boys never forgot that apology
The Classic That Almost Didn’t Make the Cut
Riki Goldstein “It took only ten minutes to write, so we weren’t sure”
Hevel Pihem Keeps the World Going
Riki Goldstein The purity of their eyes and their innocent chatter
Yussi Sonnenblick never imagined they’d be singing “Eilecha” half a century later
Riki Goldstein “It’s nice to hear people still singing those songs”
The Rebbe’s Smile and the Rav’s Slap
Riki Goldstein “That was probably my most memorable performance”
Life in the Other Lane
Faigy Peritzman We should honor every Jew as if he were a talmid chacham
Needy
Sarah Chana Radcliffe The needier a person, the more they push people away
Touch of Light
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt “A person cannot live without any kavod”
Stay-at-Home Therapist: Part I
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer She turns to me. “You know the type, smart and silent?”