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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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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