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No Bypassing Har Sinai

Yisroel Besser

A year after his passing, Rav Moshe Shapira ztz”l’s talmidim are using the emunah tools he instilled to navigate their own loss

 

Getting into the Kishkes of Your Car

Gavriel Horan

Although “auto mechanic” isn’t usually on the top of the list of professions for frum men, an honest, G-d-fearing mechanic is in fact a blessing

 

On Site: Rebound

Margie Pensak

Jackie Spivack showed his strength from the time he was born with a challenging handicap. Following two successful careers, he reinvented himself as a master binder

 

Washington Wrap: Sophomore Slump or Breakout Year?

Omri Nahmias

Agenda 2018: New year, new goals for President Trump

 

Global View: The Hezbollah Hustle

Gershon Burstyn

How Obama gave a free pass to Hezbollah’s narco-terror nexus

 

Inside Israel: What He Said. What He Meant

Tzippy Yarom

Program to boost chareidi employment runs aground on the rocks of bureaucracy

 

Metro&Beyond: Mahwah Council Repeals Parks Ban

Jacob Kornbluh

Mahwah’s anti-Semitic ban is gone, but undercurrent of bias remains

 

Is the IDF Ready for the Next War?

Gedalia Guttentag

“As far as international opinion goes, it’s totally different from 2006. Many Arabs would be more than happy if Israel were to destroy Hezbollah”

 

Your Money&Your Life: Guard Your Name and His Ego

R. C. Steif

“I’m not going to be a good fit for every potential client, and not every potential client will be a good fit for me”

 

Lifelines: Bankrupt

C. Saphir

“What do you mean, declare bankruptcy?” I asked in horror. “That’ll destroy our credit rating! And who knows what other headaches we’ll have because of it?!”

 

Cut ‘n Paste: Reflections from a Week of Silence

Rabbi Andi Yudin

Many times we regret our hurtful or negative words. But we almost never feel remorse for refraining from saying something or rethinking a response

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 26

Ruti Kepler

How did Sara’le always manage to spoil everything? And in such original ways, and with such perfect timing. She couldn’t have waited until tomorrow to get shot?

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Think It Through
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The import of the name Anshei Knesses Hagedolah
Face the Facts: Don’t Suppress Them
Yonoson Rosenblum The left behaves more and more like a cult
You Never Looked So Good
Eytan Kobre Growing hunger for the fleeting high of the superficial
Top 5 Shiur Title Techniques
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin The answer to “what’s it about?” can fill or empty rooms
Power of Suggestion
Rachel Bachrach Mikey Benzaken is a stage hypnotist based in Jerusalem
Make It Happen
Jacob L. Freedman “If I’m a bum then let me be a bum”
Hard Knocks
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The Langer boys never forgot that apology
The Classic That Almost Didn’t Make the Cut
Riki Goldstein “It took only ten minutes to write, so we weren’t sure”
Hevel Pihem Keeps the World Going
Riki Goldstein The purity of their eyes and their innocent chatter
Yussi Sonnenblick never imagined they’d be singing “Eilecha” half a century later
Riki Goldstein “It’s nice to hear people still singing those songs”
The Rebbe’s Smile and the Rav’s Slap
Riki Goldstein “That was probably my most memorable performance”
Life in the Other Lane
Faigy Peritzman We should honor every Jew as if he were a talmid chacham
Needy
Sarah Chana Radcliffe The needier a person, the more they push people away
Touch of Light
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt “A person cannot live without any kavod”
Stay-at-Home Therapist: Part I
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer She turns to me. “You know the type, smart and silent?”