Join The Conversation With Mishpacha's Weekly Newsletter




Testing, Testing

Baruch S. Fertel, MD, MPA, FACEP with Zivia Reischer

That’s the paradox of testing: If you look long enough, you’ll find something. And that’s the balance we’re looking for: Treat the emergency, but don’t create it

 

All I Ask: Chapter 2

Ruti Keplar

“I could have gone to the Changing of the Guard and given the perfect derashah there,” said Yanky. He stood up, his eyes burning and his two fists gesticulating emotionally

 

Their Big Break

Barbara Bensoussan

A Jewish power couple ditched Hollywood's glitz and glamour for spiritual treasure

 

Double Vision

Riki Goldstein

For these five sets of twins, shared vocations and passions keep them more connected than ever

 

No Regrets

Omri Nahmias

Did Rafi Eitan's years as a spymaster erode his humanity?

 

Who Knows 4,500?

Beth Perkel

It started with just one beautiful Haggadah sitting in a New York bookstore. Thirty-five years later, Chicago’s Stephen Durchslag has amassed one of the largest Haggadah collections in the world

 

The Family That Plays Together

Riki Goldstein

By day Rabbi Ross is a yeshivah rebbi, but on his keyboard and bass, joined by his kids and their own instruments, the Ross family transforms into Rock Mishpacha

 

Mission Accomplished

C. Saphir

“Abba, you just have to show the gorilla that you respect his personal territory, and the gorilla will respect you back”

 

All I Ask: Chapter 1

Ruti Kepler

"Our father’s the biggest mashpia in the chassidus — that’s also pretty choshuv. So Goldenkrantz figures he makes a seudah for us every Rosh Chodesh, maybe he’ll be choshuv, too”

 

Home at Last

Eliezer Shulman

Finding Zachary Baumel Hy”d: Israel’s MIA chief opens up

 

Silver Linings

Ariella Schiller

Yaakov Merdinger transforms lumps of metal into cups of blessing

 

Search Committee

Rochel (Grunewald) Samet

Who gets to pick a new rav for our shul?

2  |  3  |  4  


 
Top-Down Theory
Shoshana Friedman Our true currency, the accomplishments we value most
Strive for What Binds Us
Yonoson Rosenblum The chareidi community represents something of an oasis
Embracing Victimhood
Eytan Kobre Combating the allure of victimhood
The Kids Are Going to Camp, the Parents Are Going Broke
Miriam Klein Adelman Mindy has to feel good; it doesn’t matter that I feel ba...
Work/Life Solutions with Carlos Wigle
Moe Mernick “Rejection is Hashem’s protection” 
How to Create a Simple 900-Page Novel
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman All of us can reset the titles of our own lives
Stand There or Do Something
Baruch S. Fertel, MD, MPA, FACEP It’s called collaborative care, and it works miracles
I'm Here — Are You Ready?
Riki Goldstein Upbeat and catchy, but still makes listeners think
Back in Time
Riki Goldstein "I wish I could recapture that excitement"
Mixed Messages
Riki Goldstein The unsung craftsmen who give albums their special touch
Go in Peace
Faigy Peritzman Inner peace makes us vessels for blessing
All Work and No Play
Sarah Chana Radcliffe A life only about doing your duties loses all its color
Dying to Believe
With Rav Moshe Wolfson, written by Baila Vorhand Emunah peshutah is the force behind Jewish continuity