Join The Conversation With Mishpacha's Weekly Newsletter

Rabi Shimon’s Serenade

Rachel Ginsberg

Master clarinetist Chaim Kirshenbaum hasn’t missed a predawn rendezvous with Rabi Shimon in 29 years.

 

Forty Years of Summer

Yisroel Besser

Camp Agudah’s Reb Meir Frischman, who’s been at the helm of Ruach Country for the last four decades, is gearing up for his last summer in camp.

 

Work from Home Inc.

Shira Isenberg

Does telecommuting sound like a dream job? There are definite perks when your office is at your home address. But there are plenty of trade-offs as well.

 

My Son, the Spy

Yossi Elituv and Shimon Breitkopf

Yossi Cohen is smart, charismatic, and fearless — and the Mossad’s first shomer-Shabbos chief. But in this family, heroism comes in all colors.



MM217
 
What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you