Join The Conversation With Mishpacha's Weekly Newsletter

Body Language, Part I

Yisrael Rutman

It’s not only words we use to express our thoughts and feelings. We use our bodies too. We talk with our hands, we nod our heads, stand at attention, shrug our shoulders, and turn our backs on things we don’t like. In this article, we explore body language, and offer some advice on how to get your message across.

 

Speaking In Silence

Rhona Lewis

Yudi, Shimon, and Ari are coming to see my new train set in ten minutes,” Uriel shouted to his mother who was lying on the couch. He flung his backpack down the hall, hoping it would somehow turn the corner and make it into his bedroom. “Can I open a bag of pretzels and the Sour Sticks we bought for Shabbos?” When his mother didn’t answer, he ran to the couch. “You said they could come today, remember?”

 

Curious Jr.: Just Act Natural

Ruchama Schnaidman

A Rabbi. A villain. A singer. A drunk. Can one person have all of these titles? Sure, if your name is Kuppy Elbogen and you’re a professional actor and singer. What is life as an actor like? Jr. spoke to Kuppy Elbogen to find out.



 
Top-Down Theory
Shoshana Friedman Our true currency, the accomplishments we value most
Strive for What Binds Us
Yonoson Rosenblum The chareidi community represents something of an oasis
Embracing Victimhood
Eytan Kobre Combating the allure of victimhood
The Kids Are Going to Camp, the Parents Are Going Broke
Miriam Klein Adelman Mindy has to feel good; it doesn’t matter that I feel ba...
Work/Life Solutions with Carlos Wigle
Moe Mernick “Rejection is Hashem’s protection” 
How to Create a Simple 900-Page Novel
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman All of us can reset the titles of our own lives
Stand There or Do Something
Baruch S. Fertel, MD, MPA, FACEP It’s called collaborative care, and it works miracles
I'm Here — Are You Ready?
Riki Goldstein Upbeat and catchy, but still makes listeners think
Back in Time
Riki Goldstein "I wish I could recapture that excitement"
Mixed Messages
Riki Goldstein The unsung craftsmen who give albums their special touch
Go in Peace
Faigy Peritzman Inner peace makes us vessels for blessing
All Work and No Play
Sarah Chana Radcliffe A life only about doing your duties loses all its color
Dying to Believe
With Rav Moshe Wolfson, written by Baila Vorhand Emunah peshutah is the force behind Jewish continuity