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City for a Future

Shimon Breitkopf and Shlomi Gil

Incoming mayor Rabbi Avraham Rubinstein is best known both for helping the “little guy,” and keeping Bnei Brak on the map, spiritually and fiscally

 

More Than Just a Visit

Margie Pensak

Bikur Cholim organizations around the world are a function of unconditional chesed. But perhaps their greatest gift is the support during medical crises, when life feels overwhelming

 

Rose Report: Why Chareidim Are Ready for Elections

Binyamin Rose

Why would the chareidi parties terminate their dream government?

 

Washington Wrap: The Washington-Israel Nexus

Omri Nahmias

Rocked by instability and scandal, Bibi and Trump reaffirm their bond

 

Eye on Europe: The British Are Coming

Gedalia Guttentag

After seventy years of cold shoulder, Britain’s royals on the way to Israel

 

The Opinionator: Is There a Future for Jews in Europe?

Gedalia Guttentag

CER President Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt: “Although Europe’s security issues seem to have stabilized, it’s the religious rights issue that’s not going to go away”

 

The Money Trap: An Open-and-Shut Case

Gila Arnold

Handing a large sum of money over to someone in exchange for a promise can lead to drastic, life-altering consequences. Such is the story of Shaul

 

Impressions: 30 Days Before

Yehudah Rosset

Forty years after the murder of Yosef Dov Weissman Hy”d, family and friends are still amazed that he wrote a will after envisioning his own death

 

Lifelines: Rising from the Ashes

C. Saphir

She may have survived the war and built a successful professional life for herself, but part of her died in Auschwitz

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 35

Ruti Kepler

Maybe I hadn’t even made it into the news, though. A woman getting shot in the arm because of a misunderstanding with the police wasn’t really that interesting

 

Endnote: One Return Brings Another; The World's Biggest Kiddush

Riki Goldstein

They listened to the song eight times, and eventually, the boy said, “Okay, I’ll do it. You can arrange a meeting for me. I’m ready now”

 

A Few Minutes with... State Senator Simcha Felder

Jacob Kornbluh

State Senator Simcha Felder advocates for armed police officers in front of schools



MM217
 
A Response to "Too Far from Home"
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “Chareidi Israel is not happy to absorb immigrants”
Life after Kollel
Yonoson Rosenblum Remaining a ben Torah requires remaining a bar daas
Angel's Advocate
Eytan Kobre Because this is how’s it’s supposed to be always
Make Your Words Count
Rabbi Shneur Aisenstark This story delivers two sobering lessons for all of us
I Know of What I Speak
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman I would allow my mask to fall, my soul to be revealed
Meet the Tzaddik
Jacob L. Freedman “Aren’t there meds that can get him back to yeshivah?”
Two centuries later, the Chasam Sofer’s niggunim are heard again
Riki Goldstein The musical side of the Chasam Sofer dynasty
How Do You Think of These Words?
Riki Goldstein “For me, the words are the neshamah of the song”
The Song I Can't Stop Singing: Shlomo Simcha
Riki Goldstein “Which song are you connecting to this season?”
Megama Had the Magic
Riki Goldstein Remembering Moshe Yess a”h and Shalom Levine a”h
Living Beyond the Moment
Faigy Peritzman Someone steeped in Torah always lives beyond the moment
Uncertainty
Sarah Chana Radcliffe We can only be sure that we can never be sure
Instinctive Knowledge
With Rav Moshe Wolfson, written by Baila Vorhand Jewish babies are born knowing Hashem
The Gardener: Part II
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer “It’s a secret language called body language”