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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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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