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The Best Medicine

Shimon Breitkopf with Shlomi Gil

Former Jerusalem mayor Uri Lupolianski agreed to a rare interview in the wake of his latest initiative — a groundbreaking urgent-care center in the capital

 

Seeing is Believing

Gavriel Horan

When Rabbi Chaim Jachter, a Gemara rebbi in New Jersey, confronted the doubts of his own star pupil, he knew he had to provide answers — with a comprehensive book on emunah

 

Manila Envelope

Ari Greenspan and Ari Z. Zivotofsky

After davening Shacharis in Manila’s daily minyan and meeting the rabbi of this tiny community, we unsealed a Southeast Asian treasure

 

Inside Israel: Israel and Russia Careening toward Disaster?

Eliezer Shulman

As the US goes AWOL on Syria, will Israel end up facing Russia alone?

 

Washington Wrap: Trump Unlikes Putin

Omri Nahmias

Trump finally stands up to Putin in barrage of missiles over Syria

 

Global View: A Note on Trump

Gershon Burstyn

It is almost cruel to point out the contrast between the Trump-Haley tandem and the Barack Obama team

 

Metro&Beyond: Intraparty Fracas Threatens GOP’s Only NYC House Seat

Jacob Kornbluh

Republicans slug it out in NY primary even as Democrats threaten safe seat

 

Face to Face with Roni Alsheich

Eliezer Shulman

Police Commissioner Roni Alsheich explains the deluge of high-profile corruption investigations in Israel

 

Double Take: Wheel of Fortune

Shaina King

Now I understand that he only earned commission, but all I knew then was that sometimes there was money, and sometimes there wasn’t. Usually there wasn’t

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 40

Ruti Kepler

“If I don’t complete my hours here in Jerusalem, none of these courses I took will count toward my nursing degree! It’ll all go down the drain”

 

Endnote: How to Make Music without the Music

Riki Goldstein

“There’s something very raw, when all you have is the core of the song”

 

Shared Space: Chapter 1

Dov Haller

“It’s better to leave kollel on a high than to stay too long and leave after you’re burnt out,” Malky said



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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