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From Our Archives: Her Answer Is Always “Hineni”

Barbara Bensoussan

Mishpacha joins Klal Yisrael in mourning the loss of Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis a”h, and shares our profile from Family First Issue 483 in tribute to a luminary of our nation

 

On the Plus Side?

RC Steif

Three psychologists show how they use positive psychology to help people in pain find the silver lining in their suffering, and turn around negative situations

 

Breaking the High-Tech Ice

Libi Astaire

Despite their differences, Bnei Brak’s Sari Roth and Tel Aviv’s Zika Abzuk have a common goal: opening Israel’s high-tech industry to chareidi entrepreneurs

 

Turning Tides: A Singular Shabbos

As told to Leah Gebber

The ripple effect of two singles showing up at a Shabbos geared for families and married couples

 

Whispers: Chapter 6

Shira Hart

So many decisions — regular life ones overlapping with the Marfan management ones. Seminary or college, try another heart medication or leave it in Hashem’s Hands

 

Family Fiction: Never Say Never

D.B. Estrin

“Two free tickets to anywhere,” the El Al representative promised. It was incentive enough to be bumped from our flight and diverted to… Cairo

 

Freefall: Chapter 18

Miriam Zakon

Abe insists that Moe and Harry drive back to New York with him. Annie is shocked and ecstatic when Moe turns up at their door

 

Learning Curve: Chapter 11

Gila Arnold

Suri’s conversation with Ezzie’s mother goes well. Yael feels like a third wheel with her partners. Aviva finds out that she’s expecting

 

Lifetakes: Winner

Esther Kurtz

I always worried and wondered what sort of mother I’d be. I’m a little impatient — make that very. Multisyllabic words are my favorite kinds, and I have a low tolerance for mindless stupidity (which is the Webster definition of children, right?)

 

His Learning, Her Destiny

D. Fuchs

Rebbetzin Shoshana Schechter, a”h, was a noted educator, dedicated mother, and gracious hostess, yet reverence for her husband shaped every moment of her life

 

Cookie-Cutter Candidates

Elisheva Appel

All shidduch candidates were not created equal; what’s hard is getting past the clichés. How to ask — or answer — the right questions

 

Tishah B’Av Tears

Mishpacha Contributers

The tears of Tishah B’Av contain every pain. They can also contain the seeds of our redemption

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