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Every Moment a Miracle

Eliezer Shulman

Rav Aharon Leib Steinman, 103, has again defied the medical community with a top medical team, but more than that, through the heartfelt prayers of a nation

 

Facing the Future

Binyamin Rose, Monaco

You can’t run away from your past, even when facing it forces you to publicly admit your sins. Monaco, the world’s tiniest land, internalized that lesson well

 

No Child Left Behind

Eytan Kobre

To meet Maury Litwack, national director of the OU’s Teach Advocacy Network, is to encounter a different kind of lobbyist — a good guy who works for the good guys

 

Pot of Gold at Blue Mountain

Ari Z. Zivotofsky and Ari Greenspan

On the same island but right across the border, there were emerging Jewish communities in Indonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country.

 

Rose Report: Melting Ice in Saudi Arabia

Binyamin Rose

Can Israel evolve into a key player in Saudi Arabia’s strategy against Iran?

 

Washington Wrap: Trump Un-Moored?

Omri Nahmias

The fraught Alabama Senate race puts Trump’s instincts to the test

 

Global View: Not a Pretty Picture

Gershon Burstyn

Two snapshots in a Russian dacha tell a single tale of Putin’s power

 

Metro & Beyond: Israel’s New York Consul Reaches Out

Jacob Kornbluh

Dani Dayan, Israeli consul general in New York, has changed the diplomatic rules since assuming his position in August 2016

 

Lifelines: Treatment Plan

C. Saphir

I was perfectly healthy, with no risk factors for the disease. No one in my family was sick. And I was a good person!

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 21

Ruti Kepler

“Faigy?” said her brother’s voice. “Did you see the newspaper? Your newspaper, the one you write for?”

 

Endnote: A Letter to the King

Riki Goldstein

Motty Steinmetz ‘s “Brivele” opens new pathways to Tehillim



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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you