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Cut 'n Paste: The Moment

As told to Rochel Grunewald

How could I demonstrate the indescribable?

 

Staying Free and Clear

Eytan Kobre

A frank discussion of, and some expert advice on what the average person needs to know about the real-life legal implications of everyday financial dealings

 

Summer All Year

Yisroel Besser

For Rabbi Judah Mischel and his staff and campers at HASC, the past two months are the fuel to keep the next ten months just as warm

 

Chef Divine

Barbara Bensoussan

Chef Shalom Kadosh creates sumptuous kosher cuisine for heads of state — and he’s put Israel on the culinary map

 

Syria Turns Treacherous for Israel

Eliezer Shulman and Binyamin Rose

Israel fears Iran foothold as civil war ends

 

Steve Bannon’s New Bully Pulpit

Jacob Kornbluh

Will ousted aide remain Trump’s friend, or morph into his foe?

 

Meir Ben-Shabbat

Gershon Burstyn

Israel’s new national security advisor

 

The Rebbe’s L’Chaim

Yeruchem Yitzchak Landesman

A tavern. A cellar. A body. Zechariah just wanted to help his widowed mother. How did he end up with a noose around his neck?

 

Lifelines: Alternate Trajectories

C. Saphir

When Ben was about to begin his first job with a Manhattan law firm, he told me he might not wear his yarmulke to work

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 8

Ruti Kepler

On the one hand, she hadn’t wanted him. On the other hand, she’d already begun getting used to the idea that he would be her husband

 

Endnote: “Siman Tov U’Mazel Tov”

Riki Goldstein

Sheya Mendlowitz’s enduring wedding tune is still the favorite



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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