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The Greatest Privilege of All

Eliezer Shulman and Yair Stern

Rav Shmuel Auerbach was much more than a brilliant scholar with thousands of talmidim — he was also available to all the multifaceted residents of his neighborhood

 

What Sam Nunberg Really Thinks

Yisroel Besser

The young media consultant and political insider was embraced in Trump’s inner sanctum — until a storm hit and Sam Nunberg found himself on the outs

 

On Site: Guaranteed Returns

C. S. Teitelbaum

Rebbe Elimelech of Lizhensk declared that whoever comes to his gravesite won’t leave the world without doing teshuvah. On 21 Adar, thousands will relive the promise

 

Rose Report: Guns Blazing at CPAC

Binyamin Rose

Trump crowns himself the true conservative. Special coverage from the CPAC convention

 

Washington Wrap: Gun Control — Who’s Calling the Shots?

Omri Nahmias

If just last week, the establishment’s response to the horrific massacre in Parkland, Florida, was limited to “thoughts and prayers,” recent days have shown a certain change of direction

 

Metro&Beyond: New York Republicans Scramble for a Candidate

Jacob Kornbluh

No obvious GOP candidate to unseat struggling Cuomo

 

Inside Israel: Trouble on All Fronts

Eliezer Shulman

Touring Israel’s northern border reveals an IDF watchful and wary

 

Global View: The Man Likes His Press

Gershon Burstyn

Widening investigations show strongman Bibi as hungry for positive coverage

 

The Fiction Corner: You're on My List

Yehudit Freund

“He kept lists of talmidot whom he accepted after every other place closed its doors to them,” the speaker said, choked with tears

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 34

Ruti Kepler

“If I were a friendly sort of guy who knew how to communicate, what would be the right thing for me to say now?”

 

Endnote: Simchas Hachaim and Dented Silver Pieces

Riki Goldstein

In many families affiliated with Maimonides, secular music is the norm — so why would the kids be so excited to sing along to “Aleh Katan” and “Forever One”?



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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