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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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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without