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Atlanta's Jewish Community Hosts Irma Evacuees

E. Lieman

Florida governor Rick Scott warned residents to flee the “life-threatening storm” with the urgent plea, “You’ve got to get out”

 

The Moment

Barbara Bensoussan

Try to think how many hours of his life have been invested in this trip you’re about to take and the year ahead of you

 

Learning by Heart

Barbara Bensoussan

“Kiruv” wasn’t yet a buzzword back in 1968, but that didn’t stop Rabbi Eli Freilich. Nearly half a century later, Ezra Academy is still living on miracles

 

Don’t Hide Your Face

Shlomi Gil

“Don’t worry, a lot of people recoil when they see me,” he says with a gentle smile to put us at ease

 

When Havana Was a Haven

Riki Goldstein

When World War II broke out, many European Jews who hoped to flee to the United States found themselves detouring through Cuba

 

The Rose Report: What's Our Plan?

Binyamin Rose

The war on terror will be won by persistence and resilience. And it will be lost by wishful thinking

 

Washington Wrap - All Eyes on Rick Scott

Omri Nahmias

Irma left behind extensive damage to life and property. The devastating storm also marked Rick Scott as a successful leader

 

Inside Israel - IDF War in the North

Eliezer Shulman

Last week’s all-out drill comes against the backdrop of major changes in the region’s geopolitical landscape

 

Metro & Beyond - Jack Martins Takes a Stand

Jacob Kornbluh

Jack Martins to Mishpacha: Nassau Should Stand Against BDS

 

A Few Minutes with Nathan Diament

Binyamin Rose

We spoke with Nathan Diament, the director of the Institute for Public Affairs of the OU, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America

 

Lifelines: Free Swim

C. Saphir

Three sons, three different worlds. Shimon was a rebbi’s dream. Moshe was a rebbi’s nightmare. Ovadia was somewhere in-between: an average student. Or so we thought

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 11

Ruti Kepler

“You can say it isn’t all you like, but that doesn’t change the fact that you’re living in a cult,” she informed me

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Using Our Free Will Effectively
Yonoson Rosenblum The image we carry of ourselves is key
Pitcher-Perfect
Eytan Kobre The ripple effects of one Jew’s kiddush Sheim Shamayim
Living the High Life
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger It is exhilarating to matter, to be truly alive
It’s Time for Us to Speak Up
Rabbi Dovid Eliezrie We must speak out proudly for the values of Yiddishkeit
Kiruv Is Not Dead
Rabbi Meir Goldberg Do these sound like uninspired or closed students?
Frosting on the Cake
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman “Let’s not let a missing chocolate cake ruin our siyum!”
A Warm Corner in Flatbush
Yosef Zoimen It was a simple shul with a choshuve leader
Out of Control
Jacob L. Freedman “That’s illegal, Dr. Fine. I can’t have a part in this”
Song of Reckoning in the Skulener Court
Riki Goldstein “It’s awe-inspiring to watch the Rebbe sing this song”
“U’teshuvah, U’tefillah, U’tzedakah”
Riki Goldstein Throughout the Yamim Noraim, three words accompany us
The Rebbe Held His Gaze
Riki Goldstein A moment etched in Reb Dovid Werdyger’s memory forever
The Road Taken
Faigy Peritzman In the end it’s clear who really merits true happiness
Sincere Apology
Sarah Chana Radcliffe A heartfelt and complete apology can turn things around
Power Pack of Mercy
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz The 13 Attributes of Mercy are “an infinite treasure”
The Appraiser: Part II
D. Himy M.S. CCC-SLP, and Zivia Reischer “Eli needs to see people who struggled to achieve”