Join The Conversation With Mishpacha's Weekly Newsletter

The Voice at the Other End

Yisroel Besser

For too many kids today, the scourge of abuse leads to harmful behaviors like drug addiction and worse. Zvi Gluck is the man at the crossroads

 

Memories of Forgotten Times

Riki Goldstein

Reb Aron Tenenbaum saw chassidic royalty, faced death in seven concentration camps, rebuilt a successful life in Italy, and finally realized his dream in Jerusalem

 

Too Safe to Run

Eliyahu Ackerman

After the Irgun warned the British of the imminent explosion at the King David Hotel, why didn’t they evacuate? Seventy years later, there’s an answer

 

Two Hijacked Parties, One Monumental Election

Binyamin Rose

Have both major political parties been hijacked by fringe elements?

 

Democrats Leave Philly with Good Vibrations, But Will It Last?

Binyamin Rose, Philadelphia

Come November, we’ll know whether Hillary made her case. If the convention is any guide, her own delegates need no convincing, but for Clinton to prevail in the general election, in what her top aides admit will be a close race, she must win over Bernie Sanders Democrats. It would also help to take a good share of Republican voters unhappy with their party’s nominee

 

The Last Word: It Could Happen to Anyone

Chananel Shapiro

How do you acknowledge a grieving father who, by his own admission of having a “memory blackout,” forgot his infant daughter in a steaming hot car?

 

Lifelines: Of Honeysuckle and Sepsis

C. Saphir

This is strange, I thought. Maybe I should take him to the doctor now

 

Summer Job: Chapter 15

Dov Haller

Chaim Reimer’s kids powwow over their father

 

Lifelines: Celebrating a Legacy

C. Saphir

Within minutes, Hatzolah whisked him off to the hospital, but by the time he got there, it was too late



 
Hidden Power
Yonoson Rosenblum One never knows the power of his or her mitzvos
Can You Tell a Phony?
Eytan Kobre “You’re not using the phone; the phone is using you”
Grief and Gratitude
Yisroel Besser The deepest, most sophisticated truth in the world
Nobody's Perfect
Alexandra Fleksher With the gift of maturity, we learn to accept
Colossal Humility
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The last words I ever heard from my rebbi
Ready and Waiting
Baruch S. Fertel, MD, MPA, FACEP Why does everything take so long in the ER?
Bless You!
Faigy Peritzman Blessings don't create anything new in the natural world
Ready, Set, Succeed!
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Ensure success with explicit, doable instructions
The Radiance of Surrender
Mrs Shani Mendlowitz Honest admission reveals your inner radiance