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Purim Rebbetzin

Mali Heller

In some homes, the chaos and cheer of Purim is multiplied. Three rebbetzins from illustrious homes share a glimpse of their childhood Purims and their Purim today

 

Family Farce: Special Purim Spoof

Mishpacha Contributors

The Jewish Woman's Weakly

 

Change of Heart: Epilogue

Leora Hammer

I do have a new understanding of how the world works. I knew it all along, but it’s a little more real to me now

 

Tempo: Melting the Coldest Heart

Goldie Young

I know right then and there that there would not be anyone else in this world who would give me that special blessing on Friday nights

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 38

Leah Gebber

Something inside her burns. She steps forward. “We are indeed honored by your suggestion, but I am afraid we must decline”

 

On the House: Chapter 5

Faigy Schonfeld

“Zoberman’s is the best eatery in town. Who said we have to make ourselves crazy just because some young big shot decides to copy us?”

 

Lifetakes: “O” is for “OMG!”

Rochel Grunewald

Yes, they had heard the Purim story. No, they would not be keeping Purim — at least not in the traditional way



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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?”