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31 Hours and a Lifetime of Shabbos

Aryeh Ehrlich

The Kretchnifer Rebbe of Rechovot has spent the last five decades living his legacy of acceptance in this mixed secular-religious city, teaching the way of peace

 

The Final Chapter

David Damen, Antwerp

The Seletzki family of Antwerp has been selling seforim for seven decades. But a decision to replace the area’s private properties with commercial towers marks the end

 

His Own Man

Yisroel Besser

Why was Rav Zalman Levine — a disciple of European roshei yeshivah, and the only son of the “Malach” who created a spiritual revolution in 1920s America — hiding in Albany?

 

Putting Words in Bibi’s Mouth

Binyamin Rose

What Bibi might have said about the Kosel controversy had he thrown diplomacy to the winds

 

Defense Is Best Offense against Ransomware

Binyamin Rose

Ransomware attacks could be forestalled by timely downloads of Windows updates

 

Why a Fence?

Why a Fence?

Israel taking no chances on northern border

 

Narrow Victory for Religious Schools

Jacob Kornbluh

Has the door been opened for state funding to yeshivos?

 

Lifelines: Open Miracle

C. Saphir

None of the other doctors had thought to test for Cushing’s disease. But testing showed that the diagnosis of the dermatologist, of all people, was correct

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 1

Ruti Kepler

“Shawl ladies aren’t an ‘investigative report,’ ” she said to her husband Ari. “They’re Sarah, and Rivka, and Chaya Bracha, and Udel… you know what I mean?”



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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