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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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The Fortunes of War
Rabbi Moshe Grylak We’re still feeling the fallout of the First World War
Some Lessons, But Few Portents
Yonoson Rosenblum What the midterms tell us about 2020
Vote of Confidence
Eyan Kobre Why I tuned in to the liberal radio station
5 out of 10
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Top 5 Moments of the Kinus
Day in the Life
Rachel Bachrach Chaim White of KC Kosher Co-op
When Less is More
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman How a good edit enhances a manuscript
It’s My Job
Jacob L. Freedman “Will you force me to take meds?”
They’re Still Playing My Song?
Riki Goldstein Yitzy Bald’s Yerav Na
Yisroel Werdyger Can’t Stop Singing
Riki Goldstein Ahrele Samet’s Loi Luni
Double Chords of Hope
Riki Goldstein You never know how far your music can go
Will Dedi Have the Last Laugh?
Dovid N. Golding Dedi and Ding go way back
Battle of the Budge
Faigy Peritzman Using stubbornness to grow in ruchniyus
The Challenging Child
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Strategies for raising the difficult child
Bucking the Trend
Sara Eisemann If I skip sem, will I get a good shidduch?
The Musician: Part 1
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer "If she can't read she'll be handicapped for life!"