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The Fire They Lit Together

Yisroel Besser

On the Belzer Rebbe’s visit to Canada last week, people were asking, “Why Montreal?” Because here is where it all started

 

Washington Wrap: Is Mueller at the End of His Long Leash?

Omri Nahmias

As Mueller probe drags, Trump senses advantage

 

Metro&Beyond: Crown Heights on Edge After Spate of Attacks

Malky Lowinger

Are rising rents the trigger in Crown Heights violence?

 

Inside Israel: Audacity Leads to Advantage

Eliezer Shulman

Inside the Mossad raid on Tehran’s nuclear archive

 

Global View: More Than a Symbol

Gershon Burstyn

New Jerusalem embassy location breaks fresh diplomatic ground

 

The Opinionator: Should the US Withdraw from the Iran Deal or Not?

Gedalia Guttentag

“The Iranians want nuclear weapons, but on the cheap, and safely”

 

High-Speed Medicine

Barbara Bensoussan

Urgent care centers deliver health care with less wait and greater availability

 

The Money Trap: Lessons for a Shock-Free Retirement

Gila Arnold

Planning for retirement requires a spot-on ability to predict the future. Or for those of us without a crystal ball, careful planning and researched decisions

 

Lifelines: The Endurance Challenge

Moshe Guttman

While my condition, thankfully, did not lead me to violate outright Torah prohibitions, it did bring me into direct conflict with halachah on a daily basis

 

Shared Space: Chapter 4

Dov Haller

“Motty is going crazy. Just crazy. He has five homes and a son who is proud of the way he can chop a scallion!”

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 43

Ruti Kepler

“Tell them you don’t hear voices anymore… Just act the way they want you to, like a good boy, so they’ll let you out of here”

 

Endnote: The Angel’s Offer; Irish Pipe Dreams

Riki Goldstein

A charming a cappella video version called “Kabbalas HaTorah,” performed by Zanvil Weinberger and the Malchus Choir, has captured the song’s Yiddish essence



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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