When an OTD parent seeks custody // Children caught in the...

It is almost always traumatic for children to witness the dissolution of their parents’ marriage and the breakup of the family. Still, when one...

Saving Sara // My Battle to Heal My Child from devastating...

At first glance, you’d think I was a typical mother, sitting in the circle outside her bungalow chatting away. But if you looked deeper,...

Truffle White Fish

This butternut squash cream is one of those easy recipes that I’ve come back to multiple times. Its simplicity makes it more of a...

In the eye of the storm // When Ben &...

Warnings about the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement have been made for years by pro-Israel advocates, as the pro-Palestinian side made threats. As the...

My Mother and the Gan // A decision had to be...

As if raising 16 children of her own wasn’t enough, for many years my mother ran a small playgroup in her house. It was...

Noteworthy // What a difference a day makes

Forty is only eleven in Scrabble! I looked up from the birthday card, my nose twitching slightly. Mendel was standing in front of me with...

Hacker University // A Chinese university is a cover for...

A federal indictment was unsealed in San Diego, California, in July 2021. It says that a global organized crime ring is being run out...

Lamb Chops with Freekeh and Fennel Salad

Lamb chops are usually reserved for special occasions, which makes this summer dinner for two the perfect way to have date night at home. Lamb...

Striking Deals, Striking Allies, Striking Out // Are we headed for...

The Pundits’ Punt: The Roast of the Town HallWhile there is no way to know how history will choose to remember the presidency of...

Issue 572

Issue 573, Issue: 524, June 30, 2021

To Harmonize a Nation // The peaceful struggle of Etti Ankri

After Etti Ankri, the Israeli musical icon, posted a message to her fans on social media stating, “A fundamental law that is meant to...

The groundbreaking music of Chaim Israel // Uniting Jews with...

If you’re at a performance by singer Chaim Israel for the first time, you might be surprised to see who makes up his audience:...

The Choizer // Rabbi Simon Jacobson reflects on the fascinating life...

Reb Yoel Kahn, who served as the chief choizer and scribe for the Lubavitcher Rebbe, passed away last Friday at the age of 91....

Layered S’mores Stacks

As beautiful as this dessert looks, you don’t need to be a pastry chef to create it; you just need a little bit of...

Of Medicine, Miracles & Mindsets // A little boy with half...

“Think good and it will be good.” On Chanukah 2015, Elie Estrin, the Chabad shliach on the campus of the University of Washington, was preparing...

Duet of Hope// Two popular Jewish performers— one chasidic, the other...

If you had told Avraham Fried a year ago that he would collaborate on a musical project with Aviv Geffen, the most famous secular...

Challah Cheese Flowers

How do you turn challah dough into pure Danish delight? This is how! This is a fun project to make with some extra challah...

The First Missed Prayer // The morning that never was

Like most members of the Jewish community here in South Florida and throughout the world, my reaction to the tragedy in Surfside—once the initial...

Spinach Ricotta Challah

You’re making challah anyway, so just portion off 2 pounds of dough and put together this stunning shalosh seudos dish. I love getting extra...