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With Poet’s Pen

Yonoson Rosenblum

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Bret Stephens talks with Mishpacha about the seminal influences on his life, his wunderkind appointment as editor in chief of the Jerusalem Post at 28, the art and craft of punditry, Donald Trump and the conservative crack-up, the future of Israel’s relationships with America, and his book, America in Retreat.

 

In Every Generation

Hadas Afik

Last Pesach, they were just regular kids. Last Pesach, they were just regular kids. But what will this year’s Seder be like in their private bondage as orphans, after the recent wave of terror robbed them of the most precious people in their lives and forced them to navigate the grief of bereavement and their place in a fractured family? Sarah, Moriah, Tiferet, Tzofia, Maor, Akiva, and Tzipi share the anguish of their new reality and their hope for redemption.

 

In the Crucible of Egypt

C. S. Teitelbaum

The British Museum’s collection of Egyptian artifacts is second only to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. With this magnificent display as his background, Rabbi Arye Forta tells the story of our ancestors who lived in Mitzrayim.



MM217
 
A Response to "Too Far from Home"
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “Chareidi Israel is not happy to absorb immigrants”
Life after Kollel
Yonoson Rosenblum Remaining a ben Torah requires remaining a bar daas
Angel's Advocate
Eytan Kobre Because this is how’s it’s supposed to be always
Make Your Words Count
Rabbi Shneur Aisenstark This story delivers two sobering lessons for all of us
I Know of What I Speak
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman I would allow my mask to fall, my soul to be revealed
Meet the Tzaddik
Jacob L. Freedman “Aren’t there meds that can get him back to yeshivah?”
Two centuries later, the Chasam Sofer’s niggunim are heard again
Riki Goldstein The musical side of the Chasam Sofer dynasty
How Do You Think of These Words?
Riki Goldstein “For me, the words are the neshamah of the song”
The Song I Can't Stop Singing: Shlomo Simcha
Riki Goldstein “Which song are you connecting to this season?”
Megama Had the Magic
Riki Goldstein Remembering Moshe Yess a”h and Shalom Levine a”h
Living Beyond the Moment
Faigy Peritzman Someone steeped in Torah always lives beyond the moment
Uncertainty
Sarah Chana Radcliffe We can only be sure that we can never be sure
Instinctive Knowledge
With Rav Moshe Wolfson, written by Baila Vorhand Jewish babies are born knowing Hashem
The Gardener: Part II
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer “It’s a secret language called body language”