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We Can All Sing

Yisroel Besser

His calendar was booked…with upsherens and bas mitzvahs. But Mordechai Shapiro was determined to be a wedding singer


The Bigger Picture

Shlomi Gil

Yossi Goldschmidt’s camera captures the grit and grandeur of Yerushalmi life


Wandering through the Desert

C. Saphir

Working in an environment where I was constantly exposed to death and the fragility of life, I began to understand that we are all in G-d’s hands


Shared Space: Chapter 47

About selling the house. Kivi had no idea what Aryeh was talking about, and Aryeh realized that a moment later


True Account: One Little Lie

As told to Sharon Gelbach

One little lie, an ocean of hurt, and years of yearning


Shared Space: Chapter 46

Dov Haller

This way, she thought, it wasn’t like she was going behind Kivi’s back. This wasn’t a business decision, and she wasn’t coming to cry to her brother for help


A Day of Goodbyes

Meir Wolfson

Not all goodbyes are equal


Double Take: Getaway

Rochel (Grunewald) Samet

Unreachable. That’s what my daughter had become.


Cold Turkey

Ari Greenspan and Ari Zivotofsky

Ari and Ari visit the last Jews of southern Turkey


Lifelines: Not Broken

C. Saphir

I gave up custody so my kids wouldn't suffer


Impressions: A Man of His Word

Tzvia Meth

“I should not be saying this, Herr Teicher. All the other men signed the document, and you refused to sign. I respect you for that”


Shared Space: Chapter 43

Dov Haller

Kivi sat quietly. His in-laws had been the ones who’d wanted this dinner, here he was, let them worry about the program and the awkward conversation

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Drink to Eternity
Rabbi Moshe Grylak Redemption doesn’t simply mean being let out of jail
Klal Yisrael Is Always Free
Yonoson Rosenblum "In that merit will Klal Yisrael continue to exist”
Home Free
Eytan Kobre My baseline for comparison is admittedly weak
Believe in Your Own Seder
Rabbi Judah Mischel Hashem is satisfied when we do our best
Picture Perfect
Yisroel Besser Take a picture — and this time, send it to yourself
Flying Solo
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman As Pesach loomed closer, his resentment was growing
Hanging on by a Hair
Jacob L. Freedman MD “Do you still think that I’m not completely crazy?”
A Song for Every Season
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Subliminal Speech
Faigy Peritzman The deeper the recognition, the deeper the effect
The Big Change
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Spelling things out clears clouds of resentment
The Count-Up
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The Baker: Part 1
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Know This: Infertility
As Told to Bracha Stein There was no place for me. I didn’t belong
Dear Shadchan
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