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Forces Stronger Than Nature

Rabbi Yehuda Heimowitz

Rav Aryeh Finkel spent his entire life working on his connection to Hashem, and helping thousands of talmidim stretch themselves beyond anything they thought possible

 

Shuli, Where Are You?

Shlomi Gil

Israeli stage-and-music celebrity Shuli Rand, now a Breslover chassid, takes his secular audiences along for the ride that never ends

 

Always On Guard

Chananel Shapiro

Zohar Nini knows what it’s like to pull someone out of a watery grave. Realizing life’s fragility transformed one of Israel’s only shomer Shabbos lifeguards

 

It Could Only Happen in Summer

Sunshine and sea breezes. Ices next to the basketball court. Sweet, satisfying seasonal jobs. New discoveries only a heartbeat away in Mishpacha’s Summer Reading Collection

 

Life in a Loaf

Yaakov Rosenblatt

The bakery buzzed. Round cakes were cut out of rectangular sheets, icing was smeared by experienced hands, floral designs emerged magically from cloth bags

 

Gift on the Mountain

Slightly blurred by an early morning mist, the view suffuses my brain with quiet, creating mental and emotional space



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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