Join The Conversation With Mishpacha's Weekly Newsletter

Keep It Light

Rhona Lewis

The United Nations declared 2015 the International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies. Here we put the spotlight on lights in nature and in science.

 

Junior Tales: A Powerful Night

Rachel Stein

Snapping the jar’s lid closed, Sarah Rivka yelped with excitement. “Gotcha!” she called, and the firefly lit up from inside his new home.

 

Spotlight on an Electrician

Rochel Burstyn

Step inside Home Depot in Southfield, Michigan, and head for the lighting department. Here comes electrician Rick Sikora who’ll shed some light on his work.



MM217
 
We Want to Stay Jews
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “It’s your fault my son is marrying a goyah!”
Scandal on Z Street
Yonoson Rosenblum Is the IRS becoming an instrument of partisan warfare?
Saved by the Buzzer
Eytan Kobre It wasn’t adopted frumkeit, it was actualized truth
The Switchblade and the Chazon Ish
Rabbi Meir Wikler The long-term effectiveness of our current actions
Financial Austerity
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman The temptations of bribery are overwhelming
The Best Policy
Jacob L. Freedman “Start by being honest and asking for help”
Cause Then Effect
Faigy Peritzman Not what we say, but why we say it
Parental Burnout
Sarah Chana Radcliffe A burned-out parent can’t take care of anyone
On the Derech
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz Our own wavering in emunah opens the door to Amalek