Join The Conversation With Mishpacha's Weekly Newsletter

It’s About Time!

Tzippy Wolner

How did Adam HaRishon tell time? And before clocks were invented, how did anyone know when to wake up, when to daven Shacharis, when Shabbos began, or when to go to sleep? In short, how did anyone ever know what time it was? Let’s find out …

 

Tales of Triumph: Two Steps Forward

As told to Riva Pomerantz

It was all over in a matter of a month. One day, my beautiful mother was strong and healthy, celebrating her 40th birthday. The next week, she was in the hospital for tests. Three weeks later, we were all called to her bedside to say goodbye.

 

DR MITZVAH, D.M.E. Doctor of Mostly Everything: Sinai Stones

Yaffa Ganz

One sunny, springy afternoon, as Dr. Mitzvah stepped out the house for a breath of fresh air, he bumped into a group of neighborhood children marching into his yard. First in line was Akiva. He had just returned from a visit toIsrael to see his grandparents. He was carrying a box. It looked heavy.



MM217
 
What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you