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Taking It to the Streets

Barbara Bensoussan

Arranger and conductor Avremi G has been turning Jewish songs into sheet music for almost two decades. Now he’s going public with his joyous, high-spirited, spontaneous “niggun riots”

 

High Holidays

Aryeh Ehrlich

No matter the surroundings, holy values and principles remain unchanged; and even when they’re on vacation, the leaders of Am Yisrael are never really off duty

 

Down Memory Lane in Sao Paulo

Rabbi Moshe Grylak

Half a century after he and his wife served as Torah teachers in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Rabbi Moshe Grylak returned. He found a changed community — and memories at every juncture

 

Authentic Jerusalem

Gila Arnold

For former actor and tour guide Yoel Freiman, Jerusalem isn’t just history — it’s where his family, back ten generations, called home — and where his own spark was reignited

 

If Walls Could Speak

Mishpacha Staff; Project Coordinator, Faigy Hutner

Great men leave imprints wherever they go. A look inside the rooms of gedolim past and present, and the silent objects that say so much

 

On Site: Handles with Care

Dovid Sussman

Few professions connect to the essence of the Jewish People like this family enterprise manufacturing atzei chayim and other accessories for Torah scrolls

 

Master’s Circuit

C. Saphir

I had been fully shomer Shabbos from the time of my marriage, but with the qualifiers looming, I couldn’t let a day go by without training

 

Shared Spaces: Chapter 23

Dov Haller

“I’m close friends with Kranz at UrgentCare, he told me what you’re doing for him over there and he’s thrilled. You have a magic touch”

 

Normal Like Me: Epilogue

Ruti Kepler

“Look,” Mommy whispered to me. “There’s someone in a shal! Why would anyone buy clothes like these if they’re going to put a shal on top?”

 

The Last Witnesses

Libi Astaire, Ukraine

Father Patrick Desbois is on a mission to record eyewitness testimony about every Holocaust-era mass grave site in Eastern Europe. But his efforts have taken on a new urgency

 

The Day the Earth Trembled

Yisrael Groweiss

With predictions that the next “big one” is due to arrive within ten years, we look back at the terrifying natural disaster that shook up the Jewish world

 

A Military Accounting at Year End

Eliezer Shulman

IDF Chief of Staff, Gadi Eizenkot, in special briefing on Israel’s security horizons

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Rapid Boil or Slow Simmer?
Shoshana Friedman Is that fabled last-minute stroke of brilliance a myth?
Still in Tishrei
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A gift from HaKadosh Baruch Hu called imagination
The Action Is the Reward
Yonoson Rosenblum Each allegation proved more dubious than the one before
G-dless for the People
Eytan Kobre Only believers consistently chose morality in the Gulag
No Way to Run a Business
Rabbi Moshe Friedman There must be a separation between mission and money
Eytan Wiener
Moe Mernick “No such thing as “passive income” or “passive business”
No One Mumbles “Remember Us unto Life”
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman To look with fresh eyes at the familiar and the everyday
We Need You Guys
Jacob L. Freedman “Reb Yitzi, tell him exactly what you told me!”
Warmest Words from the Rebbe
Riki Goldstein An underlying blessing for every married couple
Duet with Dad
Riki Goldstein “Recording this song together was a big deal for me”
Riboin: One Heart
Riki Goldstein “The harmony is a magnet. Love the song”
Good News and Bad News
Riki Goldstein Never take a chance when it comes to Shabbos
Something Rotten in the State of Grape
Faigy Peritzman It’s not enough to look good, we have to be good
Please Don’t Cry!
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Some tears can never be ignored — and others must be
Scale Past Stagnation
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Make life’s busyness meaningful by reflecting on the why
Dear Neighbor, Sometimes I Forget
Anonymous They remember Down syndrome but they forget Yaakov