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The Rabbi Who Hears Me

Eytan Kobre

Nearly a decade ago, Rabbi Yisroel Grossberg became the menahel of BCA — a Brooklyn high school for girls closed out of every other option

 

Your Body’s Keeper

Yael Schuster

Protecting your health is not just a lifestyle option, but a mitzvah. And that idea hasn’t been lost on many health practitioners in their quest to synthesize timeless Torah principles with modern-day understanding of nutrition in helping to combat food abuse and getting people healthier. Because when a Jew eats to fortify the body for spiritual work, each meal becomes a seudas mitzvah

 

The Money Trap: Let Your Lawyer Read It First

Gila Arnold

The most basic rule before handing over your money to someone else: Get everything in writing. Because in a business deal, the contract is king

 

Inside Israel: Israel Strikes Iran in the Heart of Syria

Eliezer Shulman

In the wee morning hours of April 9, Israel sent a message to Syria, Iran, and Russia: It won’t be deterred from uprooting an Iranian military presence in Syria

 

Washington Wrap: Ending Palestinian Terror, by Force

Omri Nahmias

Two years after Taylor Force’s murder, his father celebrates a bill that will keep US funds from terrorists’ hands

 

Eye on Europe: British Jews on a Collision Course with Corbyn?

Gedalia Guttentag

The latest revelations — about Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s questionable social media activities, dating back six years — have finally triggered a massive response

 

Metro&Beyond: Cuomo Unites New York Democrats

Jacob Kornbluh

A united party could take back the New York State Senate from the Republicans

 

Fiction Corner: To Live Again

Menachem Pines

So now he had a new nickname. Gorilla. Yet another entry on the list of insulting names the rebbi had affixed to him

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 39

Ruti Kepler

“But Tommy and all the other boys are learning English and math, and they have computers. And I’m left in the village with the babies!”

 

Endnote: Five Things You Didn't Know about Chilu Posen; Nachas for the Rebbe

Riki Goldstein

Hearing Motti Steinmetz sing moves a lot of people. But ask Motti what it is that moves him, and the standard answer is “Almost every song I sing”



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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”
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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!”
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
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz