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Voices from the Inaugural Crowd

Omri Nahmias, Washington, D. C.

The carnival atmosphere that gripped Washington in the days leading up to the transfer of power was either a celebration or a dirge. Mishpacha reports from Washington

 

With Loyalty and Love

Yisroel Besser

It was how Rav Mordechai Berg delivered his message that was different, the love for his balabatim in each word and gesture. And then he was gone

 

Partners in Power

Sarah Pardes

Martial artists Boaz Barr and David Djaoui are helping citizens in Jewish communities around the world fend off terror attacks and stay safe

 

Israel Navigates the Trump Era

Binyamin Rose

New administration an opportunity, not a wishing well

 

Will Trump and AIPAC Make Up?

Jacob Kornbluh

Ambassador-designate to Israel claims Trump has great respect for AIPAC

 

Israel’s Bedouin Take Radical Turn

Ariel Ben Solomon

How will Israel deal with changing Bedouin residents’ issues?

 

Oneg Shabbos: Court of Appeal

Yeruchem Yitzchak Landesman

In his dream, he saw himself ailing and weak, while the news spread throughout the city that the Rav was in grave danger

 

Lifelines: No Such Thing as Hopeless

C. Saphir

For her and my father, who had grown up in an anti-Semitic communist environment, my leanings toward frumkeit were a dangerous return to the shtetl

 

Summer Job: Chapter 39

Dov Haller

She’d been crying. She’d actually stopped here hoping for a good cry, the empty gravel parking lot alongside what was now a Quickway



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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without