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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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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without