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Conservative with a Big C

Binyamin Rose, Washington, D.C.

The state of Arkansas has already produced one president — Bill Clinton. If it ever produces a second one, it would probably be Senator Tom Cotton. Mishpacha joins Cotton for a revealing talk in Washington

 

Trapped in His Own Skin

Esther Ilana Rabi

His mental health has been shaky for a while, deteriorating as his baffled parents look on helplessly. He’s not a rebellious teen, just overcome by social anxiety and depression. What now?

 

Saul Blinkoff’s Wonderland Adventure

Barbara Bensoussan

Saul Blinkoff thought he’d entered a magic kingdom… until he discovered the enchantment of Torah

 

Democracy on Sickbed, Not Deathbed

Binyamin Rose

Fractiousness Can be a Sign of Health and Vitality

 

Danny Danon: Haley Gives Israel Confidence at the UN

Omri Nahmias, New York

Mishpacha Speaks to UN Ambassador Danny Danon About Recent Developments

 

The Race to Replace Christie

Jacob Kornbluh

Who Will Be New Jersey’s Next Governor?

 

On Site: Easy Street

Shlomi Gil

He used to perform in theatres before paying crowds. Now the sidewalk is his stage, where people throw coins into a case. But Yosef Sicarel is no down-and-out, and for his appreciative and inspired audiences, the doors never close

 

Lifelines: Military Precision

C. Saphir

The problem wasn’t that Avi wanted to go the army. It was that we had no way of getting him out of army service

 

Summer Job: Chapter 50

Dov Haller

Chaim had a sudden jolt of clarity. Siegel was a buyer. Penner had found someone to take the camp and rid him of his biggest problem

 

Simple Grandeur

Yisroel Besser

When Rav Gershon Edelstein was tapped by the Ponevezher Rav to give shiur in a nascent yeshivah on a hill in Bnei Brak, it was a charge that would continue for seven decades and counting

 

Unlikely Chassid

As told to C. B. Lieber

One may wear a knitted kippah and the other a shtreimel, but when two neshamos unite, outer trappings melt away. Meet six non-chassidim who have unlikely connections with chassidic rebbes

 

A Guide for the Politically Perplexed

Binyamin Rose, Washington, D.C.

Has Donald Trump’s unexpected ascendancy rewritten the political playbook? Democrat Steve Rabinowitz and Republican Tevi Troy share a lively discussion in Washington

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