Join The Conversation With Mishpacha's Weekly Newsletter

Right Hand Man

Binyamin Rose

Much of what went on in the smoke-filled backrooms of Bahrain, Kuwait, and Dubai will remain secret forever. But attorney and political confidant Philip Rosen — who was presidential hopeful Mitt Romney’s top advisor and Shimon Peres’s secret negotiator — is as amiable and open as he can be considering the limits of confidentiality on the relationships that have shaped the economic and political map.

 

Don’t Accept Me As I Am

Rachel Ginsberg

Professor Reuven Feuerstein z”l dedicated his life to healing and change, teaching that the brain — and the spirit — are limitless, no matter what mental baggage a person has been saddled with. A month after his passing, his legacy endures.

 

The Long Road to Home

Malkie Schulman

Buying a home may be the American dream, but arriving at the destination is anything but a pleasure trip. In addition to the countless details, there’s a seemingly endless outlay of money, not to mention the anxiety and hand-wringing intrinsic to the process. To smooth your path, we’ve brought together experts from each stop along the journey to advise you on your way.



MM217
 
Seventy Years
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “The sword from without, and machlokes from within”
Helping Our Kids Find Their Mission
Yonoson Rosenblum The best home protection against the “foreign winds”
Meeting for Minchah
Eytan Kobre “A Ten-Minute Appointment for a Five-Minute Encounter”
Top 5 Jewish Grammar Mistakes
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Seeing the errors of our grammatical ways
The Missing Alef
Alef is not simply another letter in the Hebrew alphabet
What Are You Grateful For?
Jacob L. Freedman “I guess all we can do is to be grateful”
A Simple Offering
Faigy Peritzman Our obligations are measured according to our abilities
Building a Better Brain
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Make your home an emotionally safe place to be real
The Cyclist: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Rachel has advanced from “flustered” to “determined”
Wholly Holy
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Realize who you are and how you can impact this world