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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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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you