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Battle Scars

Yael Schuster

It’s always tumultuous for a child when parents divorce, and providing stability is critical. While the Mizbeiach sheds tears, parents can still help their children smile again

 

Sunset at Noon

Eytan Kobre

Physicist Dr. Yisrael Ury missed the last total eclipse of the sun, when Hawaii’s skies clouded over. He’s not going to let this one get away

 

Greeting the Ghosts of Salonika

Ari Z. Zivotofsky and Ari Greenspan

While Salonika served as a haven for centuries, it couldn’t save itself from the Nazi onslaught. Could this ancient city of refuge come to life again?

 

5 Pointers for Trump’s Middle East Peace Team

Binyamin Rose

If the Trump administration is hoping to succeed where their predecessors have failed, they might want to keep the following points in mind

 

A Nation Divided: Special On-Site Report

Omri Nahmias, Charlottesville, Virginia

Charlottesville spiraled into division and hate. Can a splintered country heal?

 

In the South, the Civil War Still Rages

Binyamin Rose

Southern hospitality from a personal perspective

 

Money Trap: Too Good to Be True

Margie Pensak

Why not buy older houses, renovate them, and flip them for a quick windfall — especially with online webinar estimates of $200,000 profit on each house?

 

Lifelines: Dangerous Sell

C. Saphir

We paid a fortune to the rehab center, but it was well worth it: Avi returned home clean, with a commitment to stay off drugs permanently

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 7

Ruti Kepler

“Would you suggest to a baalas teshuvah that she come to a family wedding in a sleeveless dress so her parents won’t be embarrassed?” I almost yelled

 

Endnote: “You teach me music, I’ll teach you baseball”

Riki Goldstein

5 things you didn’t know about… 8th Day



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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