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In a Class of Their Own

Yisroel Besser

Menahalim across the board agree that this is the next frontier in chinuch: a functional and vibrant network of private educators

 

Always a Pressburger

Aryeh Ehrlich

Rabbi Romi Cohn’s life follows several narratives, but the story he holds most dear is how he restored the Chasam Sofer’s gravesite — because he’s still a Pressburger at heart

 

Riches from the East

Barbara Bensoussan

Rabbi Marvin Tokayer took a pulpit in Japan, and returned with historic treasures

 

Rose Report: Handcuffs Won’t Shackle ISIS Ideology

Binyamin Rose

“Political correctness should be set aside, and reality should become the guide for definitions, plans, and their implementation”

 

Washington Wrap: IAC’s Growing Numbers and Influence

Omri Nahmias

IAC may soon become a force that could compete with AIPAC, at a time when some Jewish Americans have lost confidence in the latter

 

Inside Israel: The Saudi Story Behind Hariri’s Resignation

Eliezer Shulman

To understand why al-Hariri threw in the towel where he did, when he did, a review of the key players in the region is in order

 

Metro & Beyond: Speaker Race Next

Jacob Kornbluh

Last week, Agudath Israel of America hosted a candidate forum at its annual legislative breakfast, featuring five out of the eight candidates who have announced their candidacy

 

On Site: Find Your Very Own Orange Socks

Gershon Burstyn

Bursts of color and black humor as chareidi artists use their gifts to highlight what makes us both individual and united

 

Lifelines: Prognosis of Hope

C. Saphir

When I heard that I was a candidate for a transplant, I thought, What are they talking about? This sounds like science fiction!

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 18

Ruti Kepler

“My own sisters are disgusted by me, while this girl from some island in the Pacific Ocean treats me with such respect”

 

Endnote: Return of The Rabbis’ Sons

Riki Goldst

In 1991, I was approached by Shorashim, an organization providing Jewish education for Russian children living in America. Could we organize a Rabbis’ Sons reunion?



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Think It Through
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The import of the name Anshei Knesses Hagedolah
Face the Facts: Don’t Suppress Them
Yonoson Rosenblum The left behaves more and more like a cult
You Never Looked So Good
Eytan Kobre Growing hunger for the fleeting high of the superficial
Top 5 Shiur Title Techniques
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin The answer to “what’s it about?” can fill or empty rooms
Power of Suggestion
Rachel Bachrach Mikey Benzaken is a stage hypnotist based in Jerusalem
Make It Happen
Jacob L. Freedman “If I’m a bum then let me be a bum”
Hard Knocks
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The Langer boys never forgot that apology
The Classic That Almost Didn’t Make the Cut
Riki Goldstein “It took only ten minutes to write, so we weren’t sure”
Hevel Pihem Keeps the World Going
Riki Goldstein The purity of their eyes and their innocent chatter
Yussi Sonnenblick never imagined they’d be singing “Eilecha” half a century later
Riki Goldstein “It’s nice to hear people still singing those songs”
The Rebbe’s Smile and the Rav’s Slap
Riki Goldstein “That was probably my most memorable performance”
Life in the Other Lane
Faigy Peritzman We should honor every Jew as if he were a talmid chacham
Needy
Sarah Chana Radcliffe The needier a person, the more they push people away
Touch of Light
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt “A person cannot live without any kavod”
Stay-at-Home Therapist: Part I
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer She turns to me. “You know the type, smart and silent?”