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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



 
What Are We Supposed to Do?
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A tried-and-true remedy — and it shook the heavens
Badgered into Submission
Yonoson Rosenblum Avatars of political correctness in search of dissenters
Drinking Doubt Away
Eytan Kobre Meaning is indispensable for generating happiness
My Tale of Two Mentors
Rabbi Dovid M. Cohen I wish them both continued nachas and success until 120
Checks and Balances III
Mishpacha Readers The conversation continues...
Memorable Melodies of Modzhitz
Rabbi Mordechai Besser The struggling survivors became kings in shul on Shabbos
A Whole Song and Dance
Rabbi Ron Yitzchak Eisenman One of those small acts that are giant leaps of chesed
Diamonds
Jacob L. Freedman MD "Each Jewish woman is a bas Melech, Dr. Freedman!"
Streamlined Service
Riki Goldstein "JewishMusic Stream is still about classic kosher music”
Perfect Harmony
Riki Goldstein "The arrangements literally changed the entire song"
Hang On to the Glow
Riki Goldstein Back to the warm camp Shabbos memories
Marking Miracles
Faigy Peritzman The miracles are there, but our eyes are blind to them
Going Against the Current
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Wise to deny our kids something all their friends have?
Clothed in Splendor
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz When dressing up is spiritual, not superficial
The Spokesman: Part IV
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Every sentence tells a story; make yours well told