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Twin Fates

Aharon Granot

Decades later, Rene and Irene Guttmann are some of the last “Mengele twins” still alive

 

Grains of Truth

Shlomi Gil

Professor Mordechai Kislev has spent decades of his research synthesizing agricultural facts mentioned in the Talmud with archaeological discoveries related to the botany of Eretz Yisrael

 

Rose Report: Mike Pence Marvels at Israel

Binyamin Rose

Pence confirms embassy move in packed Knesset address. On-site report

 

Washington Wrap: Baser Instincts

Omri Nahmias

Trump is basically captive to his voter base. With a meager popularity rating of about 40%, a significant portion of the country opposes his policies

 

Metro&Beyond: Cuomo Proposes 2019 Budget

Jacob Kornbluh

Despite budgetary belt-tightening, yeshivos still a priority for Cuomo

 

Inside Israel: No Messing with the Kingdom

Eliezer Shulman

An agreement had been reached two months ago, but it was put on hold following President Trump’s Jerusalem announcement

 

The Explainer: Has UNRWA Outlived Its Usefulness?

Binyamin Rose

President Trump’s $65 million funding cut last week has caused UNRWA gloom and an impending sense of doom

 

Impressions: This Small One Will Become Great

As told to Rivky Neuhaus by Rav Yitzchak Abuhav

“We just want the brit milah, nothing more. If you won’t do it, that’s fine. But if yes, just do it and be done with it”

 

Lifelines: The Challenger

C. Saphir

There was no way I could explain to Gedalyah, or his family, why I wasn’t interested in naming after Bubbe

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 29

Ruti Kepler

Life in a place without a dry cleaner’s, without a grocery, without any stores at all, could be wonderful. Especially for him

 

Endnote: An Angel to Guard over You Eternally

Riki Goldstein

Levy Falkowitz releases guardian angels in his new “Hamalach”

 

A Few Minutes with… Representative Brian Mast

Omri Nahmias

“I think peace is more likely now because of the actions of the US, making this push and declaring Jerusalem the capital of Israel”



 
Hidden Power
Yonoson Rosenblum One never knows the power of his or her mitzvos
Can You Tell a Phony?
Eytan Kobre “You’re not using the phone; the phone is using you”
Grief and Gratitude
Yisroel Besser The deepest, most sophisticated truth in the world
Nobody's Perfect
Alexandra Fleksher With the gift of maturity, we learn to accept
Colossal Humility
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The last words I ever heard from my rebbi
Ready and Waiting
Baruch S. Fertel, MD, MPA, FACEP Why does everything take so long in the ER?
Bless You!
Faigy Peritzman Blessings don't create anything new in the natural world
Ready, Set, Succeed!
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Ensure success with explicit, doable instructions
The Radiance of Surrender
Mrs Shani Mendlowitz Honest admission reveals your inner radiance