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Before It’s Too Late

Machla Abramovitz

The roots of at-risk behaviors of teenage girls are planted far earlier. New initiatives give young girls the necessary tools to withstand life’s inevitable challenges

 

Your Money — or Your Computer Files

Hadas Afik

They don’t sail high seas or fly pirate flags, but today’s cybercriminals are just as disruptive — especially when it’s your computer that’s being held ransom

 

Surveyor of Streets and Souls

Ahron Rubin

Only the secret kabbalists of Tel Aviv and a handful of tzaddikim of the generation knew that behind the ever-present scowl was Rav Yehudah Zev Leibowitz, a holy wonder worker

 

Argentina’s Other Revolution

Dr. Ari Z. Zivotofsky and Dr. Ari Greenspan

When we stumbled upon the town of Resistencia, we discovered not only a shul, but a veritable teshuvah movement in the making

 

Things He’ll Never Forget

Aharon Granot

After two years, Major Eyal Sabag, the head of the Shomron Brigade, closes accounts

 

Labour’s Corbyn Marches toward Reelection

Yermi James Marlow

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is poised to recapture party leadership in a landslide, which would be bad news for Israel supporters

 

Weapons Flood the Gulf after Iran Deal

Ariel Ben Solomon

Despite the growing defense budgets of Arab Gulf states, a Washington-based military affairs expert told Mishpacha that Israel has little to worry about right now

 

Riding High

Malky Lowinger

Teens at the brink get back in the saddle by learning patience, responsibility, and pride

 

Lifelines: All in the Family

C. Saphir

In the 1950s — well before the baal teshuvah movement — my grandparents took the highly unpopular step of becoming frum. All for my Uncle Norman

 

Summer Job: Chapter 20

Dov Haller

With Rivky at the hospital tending to her father, and no job, Chaim found himself visiting his mother for the third time in three weeks



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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