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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

 

True Confessions on Oslo

Binyamin Rose

Twenty-five years after Oslo, postmortem goes on

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Not a Newspaper
Shoshana Friedman A deeper difference between newspapers and magazines
Services in Shards
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “Such a painful, malicious lie!”
The Pittsburgh Protests: All Politics All the Time
Yonoson Rosenblum The old rule — “no enemies on the left” — still applies
Danger: School Crossing
Eytan Kobre The hypocrisy of YAFFED’s assertion is breathtaking
Real Laughter and Real Tears
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger The two sides of a life lived with emunah
Work/Life Solutions with Eli Langer
Moe Mernick I was proud to be “that guy with the yarmulke”
Is Ktchong! a Mitzvah? When Prayer and Charity Collide
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman These cannot both be done effectively at the same time
An Honest Shidduch
Jacob L. Freedman “Baruch Hashem I’m cured, and this will be my secret”
A Blessing in Disguise
Riki Goldstein “I never thought the song would catch on as it has”
Ishay and Motti Strike a Common Chord
Riki Goldstein Bringing together two worlds of Jewish music
What’s your favorite Motzaei Shabbos niggun?
Riki Goldstein From the holy and separate back to the mundane
Rightfully Mine
Faigy Peritzman Don’t regret the job you didn’t land; it was never yours
Growing Greener Grass
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Nurture your blessings and watch them blossom
My Way or the High Way
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt We know what we want — but do we know what He wants?