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Will Trump’s Temporary Chief of Staff Become Permanent?

Omri Nahmias

For now, it is unclear whether Mick Mulvaney’s “acting” status will become permanent. The president is preserving a measure of flexibility on the matter


Coffee Break

Omri Nahmias

…with prominent political figures at the AZM conference


Shaken Brooklyn Jews Look for Answers

Malky Lowinger

Once considered a relatively safe haven for the Orthodox Jewish community, Brooklyn today is a hotbed for hate crimes


Who Gives Sight to the Blind

C. Saphir

My first thought was, This is a terror attack. My second thought was, Ribbono shel Olam, please don’t let there be an accident!


Shared Space: Chapter 35

Dov Haller

Melberg was pleasant and friendly, not too much of a know-it-all as to be irritating, but assertive enough that most of the members knew who he was


No Place Like Home

Rhona Lewis

Some buildings are interesting and unique shapes. But buildings must also be functional, safe, and suit the needs of the people going to use them


On the Giving End

Rochel Grunewald

When generous donations buy special treatment


Shared Space: Chapter 33

Dov Haller

“I’m not happy, Malky,” he said finally. “I thought this would be our trip. We can use it, no?”


More Than Just a Story

Baila Rosenbaum

A stroll through an exhibit of ancient artifacts brings Torah stories to life


Chanukah Fiction Fest

Mishpacha Contributors

Riveting tales from: Esty Heller / Rachael Lavon / Shaina King / Rivka Streicher


Center Stage: Chapter 35

Gila Arnold

Huvy hadn’t said a word! Everything was always “fine, okay, good.” Even when Rina had noticed the others treating her poorly, Huvy never seemed fazed


The Gatekeeper’s Daughter: Chapter 16

Esther Teichtal

“Okay, I get it.” Baila’s voice is shrill. “Sooo exciting, having this girl from the middle of nowhere move in”

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Evolution vs. Revolution
Shoshana Friedman I call it the “what happened to my magazine?” response
Up, Up, and Away
Rabbi Moshe Grylak What a fraught subject Eretz Yisrael is, to this day
Where Do You Come From?
Yonoson Rosenblum Could they be IDF officers with no Jewish knowledge?
Heaven Help Us
Eytan Kobre Writing about anti-Semitism should rouse, not soothe
Work/Life Solutions with Chedva Kleinhandler
Moe Mernick “Failures are our compass to success”
An Un-Scientific Survey
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Are Jerusalemites unfriendly? Not necessarily
Out of Anger
Jacob L. Freedman How Angry Lawyer was finally able to calm down
5 Things You Didn’t Know about…Yitzy Bald
Riki Goldstein He composed his first melody at eight years old
When the Floodgates of Song Open, You’re Never Too Old
Riki Goldstein Chazzan Pinchas Wolf was unknown until three years ago
Who Helped Advance These Popular Entertainers?
Riki Goldstein Unsung deeds that boosted performers into the limelight
Your Task? Ask
Faigy Peritzman A tangible legacy I want to pass on to my children
Are You There?
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Emotional withdrawal makes others feel lonely, abandoned
A Peace of a Whole
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt Love shalom more than you love being right
Seminary Applications
Rabbi Zecharya Greenwald, as told to Ariella Schiller It’s just as hard for seminaries to reject you