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Frozen Plans, Heated Demands

Shlomi Gil

Some of the most ardent fighters for preserving the holiness of the Wall don’t identify as “chareidi” — and none are more tenacious than Matti Dan

 

Murray, the Legendary Sock Man

Malky Lowinger

After four decades, Murray Goldwag of Kosher Socks fame is still very much a presence, manning his store on Main Street in South Fallsburg

 

Under Coats of Paint

Ari Z. Zivotofsky

Prague might be the Jewish tourist capital of the Czech Republic, but there’s another narrative buried in the rural towns and farming villages

 

Partnering with Putin

Binyamin Rose

Trump, Putin grasp for Common Ground in First Meeting

 

10 Years of Hamas Rule Nothing to Celebrate

Binyamin Rose

Hamas digs terror tunnels — and runs Gaza economy into the ground

 

Nicole Malliotakis Takes Aim at de Blasio

Jacob Kornbluh

Presumptive Republican mayoral candidate has her eyes on Gracie Mansion

 

Oneg Shabbos: Deathbed Promises

Yeruchem Yitzchak Landesman

A monastery. A kidnapping. An oath by a gadol. Could a simple, not-too-pious tailor rescue an innocent Jewish boy from the clutches of the priests?

 

Lifelines: A Pledge Fulfilled

Yeruchem Yitzchak Landesman

Elisheva was the frummest of all our children, exemplary in her tefillah, her chesed, her middos. We called her “the rebbetzin”

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 2

Ruti Kepler

Rabbanit Chana has a mesmerizing voice. I used to love hearing her talk. There’s a word for that, for people who know how to speak well



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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without