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Yisroel Groweiss

Chaim Topol, the Israeli actor most famous for his portrayal of Tevye the milkman has found his way back to the energy of the shtetl

 

The Few, the Proud, the Frum

Margie Pensak

Approximately 10,000 Jews serve in all branches of the US armed forces — and a handful are Orthodox. How do they balance their very disparate lives?

 

Impressions: Chance of a Lifetime

Zev Singer

When Scott Woodrow heard the call, he couldn’t say no

 

Rose Report: Keeping Watch on Bitcoin

Binyamin Rose

Rise of crypto-currency Bitcoin puts financial watchdogs on guard

 

Washington Wrap: Cracks in the Silence

Omri Nahmias

Is Abbas really rejecting America as a mediator of Mideast peace?

 

Inside Israel: Hamas and Israel Square Off

Eliezer Shulman

Breakthrough tunnel technology blunts Hamas’s strategic weapon

 

Metro&Beyond: Alabama a Harbinger for 2018?

Jacob Kornbluh

Champagne and caution as Democrats pull off a win in red Alabama

 

The Explainer: Can Israel find a cure for ailing drug giant Teva?

Tzippy Yarom

How will Teva’s woes affect Israel’s economy?

 

Lifelines: Background Static

C. Saphir

“Everyone’s looking at me,” Devorah complained. “Wherever I go, I feel people’s eyes examining me to see if anything is ‘on the way’ ”

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 24

Ruti Kepler

He’d known it would make their blood boil, but he’d been determined to shout them down. Something small and mean within had egged him on

 

Endnote: The Story behind the Song: Unsullied Soul

Riki Goldstein

“…the moment I heard the voice of Reb Shmuel singing it the real way, I couldn’t pass it up”

 

Cut ‘n Paste: On a Wing and a Prayer

Mendy Fellig

She told me she thought the book might be in Hebrew. I offered to look at it and confirm whether or not it was



 
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Drinking Doubt Away
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Checks and Balances III
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Memorable Melodies of Modzhitz
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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
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Hang On to the Glow
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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
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