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Jewish Berlin Reborn

Yonoson Rosenblum

In the capital of the former Nazi regime, an Orthodox community grows from the ashes. The moral force behind much of that rebirth is Dayan Chanoch Ehrentreu

 

In the Driver’s Seat

Esther Teichtal

Ten years after the passing of Ohr David Rosh Yeshivah Rabbi Chaim Moshe Flom ztz”l, talmidim and family members share who their father, rebbi, and mentor really was

 

Washington Wrap: No Confusion Here

Omri Nahmias

Kim dials down the rhetoric, but is he serious about peace?

 

Israel Jaunt Opens City Council Eyes

Jacob Kornbluh

A strong message about New York City's support for Israel

 

A Few Minutes with Dr. Alan Mendoza

Gedalia Guttentag

Dr. Alan Mendoza, executive director of the Henry Jackson Society, attributing populism to the erosion of the left-right divide

 

The Shul of My Youth: Driven to Make the Minyan

Rabbi Ilan Feldman

How does one learn courage and dedication from people who eat treif and can’t read a pasuk of Chumash? The synagogue where I grew up taught me the answer

 

Cut ’n Paste: You Can Take It to the Bank

Benyomin Wolfson

A long awkward silence. He sat stoic, silent. I sat stunned. How could this man ever smile again? Even 65 years later?

 

Shared Space: Chapter 2

Dov Haller

“Oh, I almost forgot.” She looked worried for a moment. “My father called for you. He asked you to call back when you get home”

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 41

Ruti Kepler

Nothing hurts like betrayal. No pain is deeper than the pain of disillusionment: seeing your hero unmasked as a dupe, your personal idol shattered into fraudulent bits

 

Endnote: The Sound I Like Best; Beri Weber's "Rabi Shimon"

Riki Goldstein

There’s nothing like a trumpet to get you marching



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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