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Bonded Hearts

Barbara Bensoussan

One a rosh yeshivah, the other a savvy criminal lawyer. With Rav Aaron Brafman’s shloshim approaching, his brother Ben shares the secret of their unbreakable bond

 

Higher Office

Eytan Kobre

A frum Jew faces daily challenges in today’s workplace. Ari Wasserman’s new book, Making It Work, highlights the problem areas, which extend far beyond business halachah

 

Retire into Happiness

Machla Abramovitz

How can retired men adjust to their new lives, navigate the psychological transition, restructure their days, and open themselves up to new, unforeseen possibilities?

 

The Rose Report

Binyamin Rose

Back to School with Gideon Saar

 

All Eyes on… Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell

Omri Nahmias

Trump has promised he’ll shut down the government if they don’t somehow manage to push through the funding for his Mexican border wall

 

Global View

Gershon Burstyn

Israel now facing Iran on three fronts

 

A Few Minutes with… Dani Dayan

Omri Nahmias

The former director general of the Yesha Council has found himself in the thick of the battles that have defined the Jewish world

 

Houston’s Jews Face a Long, Painful Recovery

Omri Nahmias

“We are a very strong community, very united, and we are going to overcome this” — Rabbi Barry Gelman

 

On Site: My Cup of Tea

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

Outside, it’s just a drab warehouse in an Israeli industrial park, but inside, it’s a trip to the fragrant fields of India and Ceylon

 

Lifelines: Good Advice

C. Saphir

Whatever the issue was, she would tell me to be mevater and do what Uri wanted. “It’s not that important,” she would say

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 10

Ruti Kepler

How long do we all have to keep being extra considerate because you’re the family nebach — while you have this magic dispensation to be bitter and grouchy?

 

Endnote: Standing Ovation

Riki Goldstein

Veteran producer Dovid Nachman Golding hosts a walk down musical memory lane



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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