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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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Seventy Years
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “The sword from without, and machlokes from within”
Helping Our Kids Find Their Mission
Yonoson Rosenblum The best home protection against the “foreign winds”
Meeting for Minchah
Eytan Kobre “A Ten-Minute Appointment for a Five-Minute Encounter”
Top 5 Jewish Grammar Mistakes
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Seeing the errors of our grammatical ways
The Missing Alef
Alef is not simply another letter in the Hebrew alphabet
What Are You Grateful For?
Jacob L. Freedman “I guess all we can do is to be grateful”
A Simple Offering
Faigy Peritzman Our obligations are measured according to our abilities
Building a Better Brain
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Make your home an emotionally safe place to be real
The Cyclist: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Rachel has advanced from “flustered” to “determined”
Wholly Holy
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Realize who you are and how you can impact this world