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Conservative with a Big C

Binyamin Rose, Washington, D.C.

The state of Arkansas has already produced one president — Bill Clinton. If it ever produces a second one, it would probably be Senator Tom Cotton. Mishpacha joins Cotton for a revealing talk in Washington

 

Trapped in His Own Skin

Esther Ilana Rabi

His mental health has been shaky for a while, deteriorating as his baffled parents look on helplessly. He’s not a rebellious teen, just overcome by social anxiety and depression. What now?

 

Saul Blinkoff’s Wonderland Adventure

Barbara Bensoussan

Saul Blinkoff thought he’d entered a magic kingdom… until he discovered the enchantment of Torah

 

Democracy on Sickbed, Not Deathbed

Binyamin Rose

Fractiousness Can be a Sign of Health and Vitality

 

Danny Danon: Haley Gives Israel Confidence at the UN

Omri Nahmias, New York

Mishpacha Speaks to UN Ambassador Danny Danon About Recent Developments

 

The Race to Replace Christie

Jacob Kornbluh

Who Will Be New Jersey’s Next Governor?

 

On Site: Easy Street

Shlomi Gil

He used to perform in theatres before paying crowds. Now the sidewalk is his stage, where people throw coins into a case. But Yosef Sicarel is no down-and-out, and for his appreciative and inspired audiences, the doors never close

 

Lifelines: Military Precision

C. Saphir

The problem wasn’t that Avi wanted to go the army. It was that we had no way of getting him out of army service

 

Summer Job: Chapter 50

Dov Haller

Chaim had a sudden jolt of clarity. Siegel was a buyer. Penner had found someone to take the camp and rid him of his biggest problem



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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