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Aryeh Ehrlich

An exclusive conversation with Rav Steinman’s beloved son Rav Shraga Noach Steinman, about the little details, the bigger picture, and his father’s enduring legacy

 

A Hail of Bullets Snuffed Out the Light

Sarah Pardes

A terrorist armed with an automatic weapon appeared out of nowhere, and standing at close range, pointed the barrel at Rav Raziel’s car

 

The Money Trap: Foreclosed Dreams

Gila Arnold

For some, meeting the monthly mortgage payments becomes not a badge of responsibility fulfilled but the bane of their existence, leading to serious debt and even foreclosure

 

Special Report: One Year In

Mishpacha Contributors

A 12-month performance review of the Trump Presidency

 

Rose Report: Netanyahu Dishes the Tough Questions

Binyamin Rose

In the Middle East, outwitting your interlocutors is more than the art of politics — it’s a matter of survival

 

Washington Wrap: Oprah for President?

Omri Nahmias

If Oprah Winfrey did decide to run for president in 2020, there are several factors working in her favor

 

Global View: Not Quite Believing…

Gershon Burstyn

Question for Federica: do you really think the Basij militia and the Revolutionary Guards are going to “guarantee freedom of expression”?

 

Inside Israel: On the Wrong Track

Tzippy Yarom

Knesset observers are left to wonder: Was the new law regarding Shabbos works just lip service, designed by Netanyahu to lure Litzman back into the government?

 

Metro&Beyond: And the Winner Is…

Jacob Kornbluh

Who will be New York City’s lone Republican congressman?

 

Lifelines: Hungry for Support

C. Saphir

“You know how our community is,” he said. “And you have to think about what this will mean for your other children’s shidduchim”

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 28

Ruti Kepler

How could she return to life in the jungle, now that she’d gotten used to everything the big world had to offer?

 

Endnote: Motti Steinmetz Helps the Crowd Cut through the Opulence

Riki Goldstein

Motti Steinmetz, Vizhnitzer chassid from Bnei Brak, says that feeling the songs to the max is part of his job, but not always an easy one



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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?”