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The Tree I Grew Up With

Mishpacha Writers

It was the promise of a future climb. It was a silent sentry. It was the symbol of persistence. It was a haven of refuge. 4 true accounts

 

Ace that Intervıew

Sara Glaz

The interview may be the one thing standing between you and your dream job. How can you encapsulate all your experience and skills into one short meeting — and not get stuck on any tough questions? Here are the top tricks of the trade to help you land the job.

 

Map of Souls

Adina Soclof

The spring morning was still cool. A light breeze caressed me as I gazed up at the Kosel. On the other side of the mechitzah, my son was donning his tefillin and preparing to be called to the Torah as a bar mitzvah. My happiness must have shone on my face because my old elementary school friend looked at me and said, “You’re glowing.” I nodded. “Where did you get this love of Eretz Yisrael?” she asked.



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Think It Through
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The import of the name Anshei Knesses Hagedolah
Face the Facts: Don’t Suppress Them
Yonoson Rosenblum The left behaves more and more like a cult
You Never Looked So Good
Eytan Kobre Growing hunger for the fleeting high of the superficial
Top 5 Shiur Title Techniques
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin The answer to “what’s it about?” can fill or empty rooms
Power of Suggestion
Rachel Bachrach Mikey Benzaken is a stage hypnotist based in Jerusalem
Make It Happen
Jacob L. Freedman “If I’m a bum then let me be a bum”
Hard Knocks
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The Langer boys never forgot that apology
The Classic That Almost Didn’t Make the Cut
Riki Goldstein “It took only ten minutes to write, so we weren’t sure”
Hevel Pihem Keeps the World Going
Riki Goldstein The purity of their eyes and their innocent chatter
Yussi Sonnenblick never imagined they’d be singing “Eilecha” half a century later
Riki Goldstein “It’s nice to hear people still singing those songs”
The Rebbe’s Smile and the Rav’s Slap
Riki Goldstein “That was probably my most memorable performance”
Life in the Other Lane
Faigy Peritzman We should honor every Jew as if he were a talmid chacham
Needy
Sarah Chana Radcliffe The needier a person, the more they push people away
Touch of Light
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt “A person cannot live without any kavod”
Stay-at-Home Therapist: Part I
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer She turns to me. “You know the type, smart and silent?”