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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?



 
What Are We Supposed to Do?
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A tried-and-true remedy — and it shook the heavens
Badgered into Submission
Yonoson Rosenblum Avatars of political correctness in search of dissenters
Drinking Doubt Away
Eytan Kobre Meaning is indispensable for generating happiness
My Tale of Two Mentors
Rabbi Dovid M. Cohen I wish them both continued nachas and success until 120
Checks and Balances III
Mishpacha Readers The conversation continues...
Memorable Melodies of Modzhitz
Rabbi Mordechai Besser The struggling survivors became kings in shul on Shabbos
A Whole Song and Dance
Rabbi Ron Yitzchak Eisenman One of those small acts that are giant leaps of chesed
Diamonds
Jacob L. Freedman MD "Each Jewish woman is a bas Melech, Dr. Freedman!"
Streamlined Service
Riki Goldstein "JewishMusic Stream is still about classic kosher music”
Perfect Harmony
Riki Goldstein "The arrangements literally changed the entire song"
Hang On to the Glow
Riki Goldstein Back to the warm camp Shabbos memories
Marking Miracles
Faigy Peritzman The miracles are there, but our eyes are blind to them
Going Against the Current
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Wise to deny our kids something all their friends have?
Clothed in Splendor
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz When dressing up is spiritual, not superficial
The Spokesman: Part IV
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Every sentence tells a story; make yours well told