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Face to Face with: Yitzchak Herzog

Binyamin Rose

Opposition leader Yitzhak Herzog has earned the mutual respect of chareidi MKs, even as the chareidim show their disdain for his party’s platform

 

Lifelines: For the Miracles and Wonders

C. Saphir

In Russia, you didn’t tell your parents about your problems, because they had enough problems of their own. Children knew to be seen and not heard

 

Impressions: Follow Your Leader

Shimon Breitkopf

I was embarrassed for the Rosh Yeshivah — I’d seen couples interact before, yet how could his wife call him “Dani” in front of us bochurim?

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 23

Ruti Kepler

“That’s a fine way to dress for your niece’s wedding… Clunky black shoes, like men’s shoes… and the dress, a black potato sack”

 

Endnote: Dreaming of Redemption

Riki Goldstein

“He said, ‘A new guy by the name of Yaakov Shwekey.’ I was a little upset. ‘Can’t you sell it to someone a little more well-known?’”

 

The Menorah That Survived with Us

Margie Pensak

The journey of a menorah, from Warsaw to The White House.

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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