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Cards on the Table

Rachel Ginsberg

Detective Sergeant Riback is a Las Vegas police officer whose religious renaissance, personal struggles, and public service have made him a warrior for good in the battle of Light against Darkness

 

The Hidden Genius

Sarah Pardes

In a simple suit, looking like a “regular guy,” Rav Yitzchak Goldstein managed to hide his brilliance and his major contributions to the Torah world

 

Jerusalem Album

Aryeh Ehrlich

Marcheshvan is based on the word “mirachshefin,” the movement of the lips as they continue to reverberate after the intense avodah of Tishrei. Lingering images of inspiration

 

The Rose Report: Where Were You When Kennedy Was Shot?

Binyamin Rose

For Americans old enough to remember November 22, 1963, this question was a slice of Americana

 

Washington Wrap: Race Against Iran

Omri Nahmias

Jerusalem’s concerns about Iran’s steady encroachment on the Syrian border spurred a marathon of meetings last week

 

Inside Israel: A Lethal Game of Cat and Mouse

Eliezer Shulman

Israel won’t ignore the trickle of fire from Syria, even if it irritates Russia

 

Metro & Beyond: Who’s Best for Jersey’s Jews?

Jacob Kornbluh

New Jersey’s governor race looks to be a cakewalk for the Democratic candidate, a measure of how unpopular Governor Chris Christie is after eight years in office

 

Lifelines: More Than One Approach

C. Saphir

I attended a regular, litvish-style yeshivah. I liked learning but I felt I was missing something, and I had no one I could talk to about it

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 16

Ruti Kepler

Who’s going to want an older chassidish bochur who’s not only overweight, but also antisocial, and a bit of a leftist to boot

 

Endnote: Singing Songs of Shabbos

Riki Goldstein

As the Jewish nation unites for another Shabbos Project, the music is stronger than ever



 
Hidden Power
Yonoson Rosenblum One never knows the power of his or her mitzvos
Can You Tell a Phony?
Eytan Kobre “You’re not using the phone; the phone is using you”
Grief and Gratitude
Yisroel Besser The deepest, most sophisticated truth in the world
Nobody's Perfect
Alexandra Fleksher With the gift of maturity, we learn to accept
Colossal Humility
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The last words I ever heard from my rebbi
Ready and Waiting
Baruch S. Fertel, MD, MPA, FACEP Why does everything take so long in the ER?
Bless You!
Faigy Peritzman Blessings don't create anything new in the natural world
Ready, Set, Succeed!
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Ensure success with explicit, doable instructions
The Radiance of Surrender
Mrs Shani Mendlowitz Honest admission reveals your inner radiance