Join The Conversation With Mishpacha's Weekly Newsletter

Spiritual Currency

Yisrael Feller

“I’m the lawyer, the agent, serving as an advocate between you and your Father in Heaven,” Rav Dovid Chaim Stern tells those who seek his counsel. The work he demands isn’t easy, but Rav Stern, the mekubal of Bnei Brak, is ready to pour out his tefillos and bestow his brachos in exchange for spiritual “deals” he makes with his chassidim around the world.

 

Turnaround Artist

Binyamin Rose

Running a business is always a daunting task, but turning a business that’s been run into the ground into a thriving operation is a far more formidable challenge. That’s precisely what Scott Miller does for a living; whether it’s taking stumbling companies and putting them back on sound footing, or providing vigorous financial oversight to businesses that are better at selling their wares than smelling trouble.

 

Working through the Gender Gap

Barbara Bensoussan

Religious women entering the workplace, beware: it’s likely your 9-to-5 environment is not quite an equal-opportunity arena. You may be paid less than male coworkers, even as you’re valued for good manners and relied upon for important tasks. And, are you enough of a self-promoter to compete with men who want the job at all costs?

ad
 
We’re In It Together
Rabbi Moshe Grylak Every person makes the world complete
Harvard Rejects Learn their Lesson
Yonoson Rosenblum SAT scores aren’t human decency scores
Now That We Know
Eytan Kobre “I think the Internet is broken”
What’s Your Spacesuit?
Rabbi Henoch Plotnik How to remember who you are
Not the Best Idea
Jacob L. Freedman Where ethics and friendship sometimes clash
The Postdate Blues
Libi Astaire Tickets to Financial Ruin
Man Without a Name
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman “Ron?! There’s no such name!”
DNA Today
Faigy Peritzman Good family dynamics create deep-seated virtues
Getting to Know You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Channels to get acquainted with your family
Stepping Stones
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz How a stumbling block becomes a stepping stone
Professional Organizer: Part IV
D. Himy & Zivia Reischer Create your own mnemonics to remember information