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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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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