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Shout with a Whisper

Menachem Pines

Until his petirah last week, Rav Dov Yaffe ztz”l offered a piercing understanding of our inner struggles, and for those who wished, a recipe for happiness

 

Let Them Eat Bread

Riki Goldstein

It started when Rabbi Yisroel Stessel of Monroe was contacted by a Jew from abroad whose relative was incarcerated in a New York correctional facility

 

On Site: Shuls around the Corner

Barbara Bensoussan

On his path to tradition, Michael Weinstein stumbled on his grandfather’s synagogue in Brooklyn. Then he photographed another 179 across New York

 

The Rose Report — Jerusalem: Better Together Than Separate

Binyamin Rose

Plotting Jerusalem’s future in an uncertain present

 

Washington Wrap: Waiver or Not

Omri Nahmias

Riding a wave of Democratic victories, Nancy Pelosi sees a new day dawning

 

Global View: Hotel Arrest at the Ritz

Gershon Burstyn

Will Saudi Arabia’s confident crown prince be that truly useful ally the US long sought?

 

Metro & Beyond: To Run with, or away from, Trump

Jacob Kornbluh

“It’s a long time between now and November 2018, and someone will figure out that the Democrats are just as much to blame for the chaos in Washington”

 

A Few Minutes with… Naftali Bennett

Omri Nahmias

Education and Diaspora Affairs Minister Naftali appeared at the Israeli American Council (IAC) conference in Washington, D.C., last week, the highest-ranking representative of the Israeli government

 

A New Twist: Argentina’s Tango with Tehran

Yaakov Lipszyc

An explosive new police report has blown the lid off what appears to be a cover-up of a cover-up of a cover-up

 

Oneg Shabbos: Mistaken Identity

Yeruchem Yitzchak Landesman

The Hungarian army drafted young Jews to fight alongside the Axis powers in their invasion of the USSR. Could a chassidic rebbe help them avoid the draft?

 

Lifelines: Long-Distance Honey

C. Saphir

My mother talked about the fall as though it was a freak accident, but I was panic-stricken. My father was still driving!

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 19

Ruti Kepler

The morning of a horrific massacre wasn’t the most appropriate day to be shopping, but she couldn’t let the child go on wearing shoes with holes in them

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