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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



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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without