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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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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!"