Join The Conversation With Mishpacha's Weekly Newsletter




More Than Just a Story

Baila Rosenbaum

A stroll through an exhibit of ancient artifacts brings Torah stories to life

 

Story for Chanukah: Heavenly Arbitrage

As related by Mordechai Fixler

As kollel families Down Under enjoyed their summertime Chanukah bein hazmanim, a miracle kept the light of Torah burning

 

Lifelines: Dancing Under the Umbrella

C. Saphir

When I was growing up, dance was so much a part of my identity that I would sometimes wonder to myself whether there was anything inside me besides dance

 

Shared Space: Chapter 33

Dov Haller

“I can’t thank you enough, Leizer, I know how over-your-head-busy you are, and to slip away from everything else just to do this for me, that’s really special”

 

Top 5 Ways to Spell “Chanukah”

Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin

You could probably spell Chanukah a different way on each of the eight nights.

 

Shul of My Youth: Beacon in Boston

Rabbi Henoch Plotnik

Rav Shlomo Margolis used his old-world charm to build a shul that was home to all kinds of Jews

 

Shared Space: Chapter 32

Dov Haller

“I’m not a cook, first of all, and I’m for sure not a celebrity. I’m just a guy.” Kivi realized a moment too late he’d walked into a trap

 

Cut 'n Paste: Purpose in the Pain

Chana Daskal

Drunken laughter ricochets off the walls. The Nazis have come to visit the safe house

 

Catching Up with Rabbi Paysach Krohn

Binyamin Rose

“Are we giving the right amount, to the proper people? Do we help our own family members when they are down and out? This is not a response to Pittsburgh. It’s a response to Hashem”

 

On Site: East Winds Blowing

Dr. Ari Greenspan

How I wound up on this recent trip to East Asia, with the honor of performing a bris for the grandson of my rebbi

 

Lifelines: Forgotten

C. Saphir

Why would Ahuva text me randomly when she knew I was with clients? “Give me a minute,” I said to my client. “It’s my babysitter”

 

Shared Space: Chapter 31

Dov Haller

An interview, Moish had read online, isn’t just to be heard, but to hear. Go in with the attitude that they need you, too. He was ready

3  |  4  |  5  


MM217
 
Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without