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King of Hearts

Rachel Ginsberg

How is it that child abuse can go on right under the noses of loving parents and concerned teachers? According to trailblazer Rabbi Moshe Bak, it’s because good people often misread the signals around them. His mission: to make our communities into transparent safety zones where predators can’t survive.

 

United in Pain

Mishpacha Staff

Why are the leading chassidic rebbes of Eretz Yisrael planning a historic trip to America? Perhaps the lack of clear answers as to venue, date, and logistics is the biggest testimony to the impetus for the upcoming event: when it hurts, you cry out. Logistics come later. Even as the details are being finalized, though, the historic nature of the upcoming rebbes’ trip to America is clear.

 

The Star-Spangled Syrian Rabbi

Dovid Zaklikowski

He was a third-generation Ashkenazic American with chassidic roots, yet he led a group of Syrian Jewish immigrants to become the largest Sephardic congregation in the US. What was Rabbi Avraham Dov Hecht’s secret that got him hired on the spot after one Shabbos drashah?

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Perspective Shift
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Drop the Nagging
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Trying Our Patience
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Savlanus isn’t just patience, it’s endurance
Redeeming Factor
Shoshana Itzkowitz “When was the last time we ate a meal behind the dryer?”