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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



MM217
 
A Response to "Too Far from Home"
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “Chareidi Israel is not happy to absorb immigrants”
Life after Kollel
Yonoson Rosenblum Remaining a ben Torah requires remaining a bar daas
Angel's Advocate
Eytan Kobre Because this is how’s it’s supposed to be always
Bring Back the Wonder
Yisroel Besser Look around and say, “Ribbono shel Olam, wow!”
Make Your Words Count
Rabbi Shneur Aisenstark This story delivers two sobering lessons for all of us
I Know of What I Speak
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman I would allow my mask to fall, my soul to be revealed
Meet the Tzaddik
Jacob L. Freedman “Aren’t there meds that can get him back to yeshivah?”
Two centuries later, the Chasam Sofer’s niggunim are heard again
Riki Goldstein The musical side of the Chasam Sofer dynasty
How Do You Think of These Words?
Riki Goldstein “For me, the words are the neshamah of the song”
The Song I Can't Stop Singing: Shlomo Simcha
Riki Goldstein “Which song are you connecting to this season?”
Megama Had the Magic
Riki Goldstein Remembering Moshe Yess a”h and Shalom Levine a”h
Living Beyond the Moment
Faigy Peritzman Someone steeped in Torah always lives beyond the moment
Uncertainty
Sarah Chana Radcliffe We can only be sure that we can never be sure
Instinctive Knowledge
With Rav Moshe Wolfson, written by Baila Vorhand Jewish babies are born knowing Hashem
The Gardener: Part II
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer “It’s a secret language called body language”