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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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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