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All Part of the Song

Yisroel Besser

With the release of his new album, Shmueli Ungar gives his listeners the most important lesson of all — to “mach a brachah” of thanks

 

Winner’s Circle

Esther Ilana Rabi

Owner Gal Wiener is happy to share the stories behind every piece in the Winner’s Auction House showroom in Jerusalem — including the ones that got away

 

Washington Wrap: A Community in Shock

Omri Nahmias

As Florida shooting strews heartbreak and horror, gun control remains a distant dream

 

Metro&Beyond: King of the Caucus

Jacob Kornbluh

Chaim Deutsch is the first Orthodox Jew to chair the Jewish Caucus of the New York City Council

 

Special Report: Will Bibi Survive?

Mishpacha Staff

Police charges threaten to end Netanyahu’s reign

 

Encounters: Miracle after Miracle

H. Vogel

Who was Reb Shaya Blau a”h, and how did he save so many from the Churban in Europe?

 

Lifelines: By a Stroke of Divine Providence

C. Saphir

She didn’t seem to understand that I had almost died. Or maybe she would have preferred it that way

 

Cut ’n Paste: Strong Stock

Rabbi Mordechai Weiss

At one point, my mother asked me what I planned to do “when I grow up.” I was taken aback by her question. Wasn’t it obvious?

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 33

Ruti Kepler

“I’ll give up the editing, and that way I won’t have to deal with people.” That remark trailed off on a note of revulsion mixed with despair

 

Endnote: Come Join My Seudah!

Riki Goldstein

If you could invite a singer or musician to your Purim seudah, who would you choose? Which song would you ask him to sing?



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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?”