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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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At Our Doorstep
Rabbi Moshe Grylak In Israel, intermarriage still has some shock value
The Wrong Conversation
Yonoson Rosenblum How can we reattach Jews to the Jewish story?
Heart on Your Sleeve
Eytan Kobre Being pro-phylactery can be downright prophylactic
The Silver Lining
Alexandra Fleksher Who is brave enough to buck the dangerous trends?
Top 5 Uniquely Jewish Words
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin For some concepts, Yidden have the best words
10 Questions for Avi Kehat
Rachel Bachrach The Chesed Fund, for desperate people who need a fortune
On Speaking Terms
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman He learned firsthand, “What goes around comes around”
Stressed Out
Jacob L. Freedman “We’re going to aggressively help you take care of you”
Mona Knew to Pick a Winner
Riki Goldstein “Shloime, let’s sing this on Motzaei Shabbos”
Four Stanzas You Don’t Just Sing
Riki Goldstein “This is not a niggun that you just sing!” he exclaimed
A Part of Me
Riki Goldstein The fruit of two years’ preparation and collaboration
Worth the Hassle?
Riki Goldstein Travel can be challenging for musicians and bands
Know It All
Faigy Peritzman The wiser I get, the more I realize how little I know
No Time to Breathe
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When we don’t have a minute to spare is when we pause
On Dry Ground
Rebbetzin Shira Smiles Every day we thank Hashem for the miracle of dry land