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All in Good Time

Riki Goldstein

For Rav Yehuda Zev Segal ztz”l, the Manchester Rosh Yeshivah, the most seemingly insignificant event became a mussar lesson. Twenty-five years after his petirah, talmidim still integrate those messages

 

No Laughing Matter

Barbara Bensoussan

Underneath the shtick, Rabbi Gavriel Friedman (Rav Gav) delivers serious Torah, navigating the modern minefield of political correctness while captivating the unaffiliated with no-frills learning

 

On Site: Your True Colors

Shlomi Gil

Artist Gil-Ad Stern says you don’t have to draw religious objects to create holy art. It’s about how you view your inner canvas

 

Rose Report: Poland Detached from Its Past

Binyamin Rose

Proposed Holocaust law punishes discussions of Polish guilt

 

Washington Wrap: Dazzling and Dauntless in Davos

Omri Nahmias

Trump the tycoon surprises Davos Man

 

Metro&Beyond: Terror in the Sunshine State?

Jacob Kornbluh

“I don’t know that I’ve ever heard anything as offensive as what we just heard”

 

Global View: Words as Weapons

Gershon Burstyn

Cory Booker’s “manufactured rage” weaponizes words in Washington

 

The Opinionator: Does Israel Have a Moral Responsibility to Accept Asylum Seekers?

Gedalia Guttentag

“The left are fake humanitarians; they’re not doing this to help the migrants, they’re doing this to change the Jewish demographics of the country”

 

The Explainer: A Deadline for DACA looms

Omri Nahmias

Will Congress stump up for Trump’s border wall to protect the Dreamers?

 

Lifelines: Precision Missile

C. Saphir

There are times in your life when you feel that Hashem is speaking directly to you, and this was one of them

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 30

Ruti Kepler

Avitzedek sang and beat his drum. Faigy found herself entranced for a moment. Looking at the boys’ faces, she was surprised to see deep respect

 

Endnote: A Mother’s Prayer Turns Around a Jewish Daughter

Riki Goldstein

I’d never seen such an emotional kallah in my life. Later, she thanked me, and she told me that this song had turned her life around



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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