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Dividing Lines

Mishpacha Staff

The usual veil of polite PC dialogue has been lifted to reveal a splintered country, raw with emotion, and American Jews take a deep breath. Eight stories from the trenches

 

R.I.P. Objective Journalism

Binyamin Rose, Eilat

The media often finds it easier to be honest with itself than with its readers. Four insider takeaways from the tenth annual Israel Journalists Conference

 

How Dangerous is the KKK?

Binyamin Rose

Alt-right stokes 19th-Century fears

 

Lasting Link

Pearl Herzog

Rav Yisrael Tzvi Weinberg, who passed away this past Succos, left behind the fulfillment of his father-in-law’s last hope: the continuance of a chassidus on the verge of oblivion

 

A Right-Wing Nationalist Zionist in Britain?

James Marlow, London

Despite admiration for Israel, Tommy Robinson puts British Jewry on edge

 

The Bigger Picture

Libi Astaire

On Esther Zibell’s canvas, piercing almond eyes and bursts of surprising color transform even mundane moments into mystical metaphors

 

Lifelines: Made in Taiwan

C. Saphir

“My dad told me before he died that I have to marry a Jewish girl. Is it possible for you to become Jewish?”

 

Summer Job: Chapter 30

Dov Haller

Chaim wasn’t dressed for Shabbos, like Penner, nor wearing a lime-green Ne’os Deshe T-shirt like his father-in-law. He wasn’t really sure what his role was



 
What Are We Supposed to Do?
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A tried-and-true remedy — and it shook the heavens
Badgered into Submission
Yonoson Rosenblum Avatars of political correctness in search of dissenters
Drinking Doubt Away
Eytan Kobre Meaning is indispensable for generating happiness
Checks and Balances III
Mishpacha Readers The conversation continues...
Memorable Melodies of Modzhitz
Rabbi Mordechai Besser The struggling survivors became kings in shul on Shabbos
A Whole Song and Dance
Rabbi Ron Yitzchak Eisenman One of those small acts that are giant leaps of chesed
Diamonds
Jacob L. Freedman MD "Each Jewish woman is a bas Melech, Dr. Freedman!"
Streamlined Service
Riki Goldstein "JewishMusic Stream is still about classic kosher music”
Perfect Harmony
Riki Goldstein "The arrangements literally changed the entire song"
Hang On to the Glow
Riki Goldstein Back to the warm camp Shabbos memories
Marking Miracles
Faigy Peritzman The miracles are there, but our eyes are blind to them
Going Against the Current
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Wise to deny our kids something all their friends have?
Clothed in Splendor
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz When dressing up is spiritual, not superficial
The Spokesman: Part IV
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Every sentence tells a story; make yours well told