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With Him or Against Him?

Omri Nahmias, Washington, D.C.

Has the president lost whatever fragile grip he once held over his party? A look at his allies, his adversaries, and those who’ve switched sides

 

All My Daughters

Barbara Bensoussan

Rabbi Avraham Kelman z”l’s greatest achievement: the founding of a yeshivah back in the 1950s against all odds, and four generations of Prospect Park alumnae

 

Green-Light Grandpas

Chananel Shapira

You can spot them at busy intersections around Israel, a growing trend of zeidies making sure kids stay safe running to make the school bell

 

Moon Chasers

Ben Wymore

Ben Wymore and his family are no strangers to extended travel. This year’s goal was more modest than usual: just a four-week excursion to witness last week’s solar eclipse

 

The Pitfalls of Peace

Binyamin Rose

Yoram Ettinger: Conflict manageable, not solvable

 

The Angel with the Canoe

Omri Nahmias

Miraculous rescue from Houston flood

 

Battle Over Immigration Quotas Brewing

Jacob Kornbluh

Trump, Congress may square off as deadline looms

 

A Few Minutes with Naftali Bennett

Shimon Breitkopf

Has the right-wing camp already chosen Netanyahu’s successor?

 

Lifelines: Raging Epidemic

C. Saphir

Painful as it was to hear that Naftali blamed me for his addiction, I had attended Nar-Anon long enough to know that addicts invariably blame others

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 9

Ruti Kepler

On Thursday afternoon, there was a gentle knock on Faigy’s door. Faigy went to open it, and her eyes scanned the dark-skinned young woman who stood there

 

Endnote: Five Things You Didn’t Know about… Boruch Sholom Blesofsky

Riki Goldstein

I love my start-up company, Charity Swipe — that’s the electronic tzedakah box at the shul’s exit that enables 15-second direct donations to eight different charities



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Seventy Years
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “The sword from without, and machlokes from within”
Helping Our Kids Find Their Mission
Yonoson Rosenblum The best home protection against the “foreign winds”
Meeting for Minchah
Eytan Kobre “A Ten-Minute Appointment for a Five-Minute Encounter”
Top 5 Jewish Grammar Mistakes
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Seeing the errors of our grammatical ways
The Missing Alef
Alef is not simply another letter in the Hebrew alphabet
What Are You Grateful For?
Jacob L. Freedman “I guess all we can do is to be grateful”
A Simple Offering
Faigy Peritzman Our obligations are measured according to our abilities
Building a Better Brain
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Make your home an emotionally safe place to be real
The Cyclist: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Rachel has advanced from “flustered” to “determined”
Wholly Holy
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Realize who you are and how you can impact this world