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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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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