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Trapping the Disease of Escape

Barbara Bensoussan

Moshe Yachnes, founder of a frum rehab center, is one person on the frontlines who believes addicts can learn recovery skills and achieve the sobriety they deserve

 

Living the Chaburah

Shraga Simmons

Rabbi Aryeh Nivin had been teaching strategies for coping with life’s difficulties for years. Then he faced a crisis that put him to the ultimate test

 

A Little Number That Means a Lot

Gila Arnold

A credit score can make or break you at the bank. Beware, there are many ways to destroy your score — and fewer ways to improve it

 

Washington Wrap: Nunes Memo Creates Lightning Rod

Omri Nahmias

It’s hard to underestimate the drama being playing out in Washington these days. The talk everywhere is that the Russia investigation will soon reach a boiling point

 

Rose Report: Drowning Out the Noise

Binyamin Rose

Kerry, Gabbay, and the tiny crowd in French Square suffer from similar political delusions

 

Metro&Beyond: Prosecution Dropped; Menendez Favored to Win Reelection

Jacob Kornbluh

Though a recent poll showed that 51% of New Jerseyans think Menendez doesn’t deserve reelection, New Jersey leans Democratic and no strong Republican challenger has emerged

 

Inside Israel: War on the Western Front?

Eliezer Shulman

With no good options in Gaza, Hamas resorts to threats of war

 

The Explainer: Getting the Show on the Road

Omri Nahmias

Trump’s $1.5 trillion infrastructure package to rebuild and modernize America’s aging roads, bridges, airports.... Is this a second Industrial Revolution, or a 21st-century pipe dream?

 

Ten Questions for Eliezer Greer

Rachel Bachrach

Eliezer Greer is the creator of the Jewish Halachic Analog Clock, which was recently launched on MyZmanim.com. He is based in Waterbury, Connecticut

 

Lifelines: With a Hand Tied Behind Me

C. Saphir

Many times, store owners and random people on the street screamed for Hatzolah to be called when they witnessed my sudden attacks

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 31

Ruti Kepler

“What are you, a little boy?” he asked. “What’s with the rewards? If you want to go on a trip, go”

 

Endnote: The Shy Son; Uri Davidi Back Where It All Started; Entertainers' Go-To Songs

Riki Goldstein

“In 1967, my father was musical director at Camp Kol Rinah and was recording an album for the camp. He insisted I sing a solo on that album”



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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