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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



 
Hidden Power
Yonoson Rosenblum One never knows the power of his or her mitzvos
Can You Tell a Phony?
Eytan Kobre “You’re not using the phone; the phone is using you”
Grief and Gratitude
Yisroel Besser The deepest, most sophisticated truth in the world
Nobody's Perfect
Alexandra Fleksher With the gift of maturity, we learn to accept
Colossal Humility
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The last words I ever heard from my rebbi
Ready and Waiting
Baruch S. Fertel, MD, MPA, FACEP Why does everything take so long in the ER?
Bless You!
Faigy Peritzman Blessings don't create anything new in the natural world
Ready, Set, Succeed!
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Ensure success with explicit, doable instructions
The Radiance of Surrender
Mrs Shani Mendlowitz Honest admission reveals your inner radiance