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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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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you