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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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A Response to "Too Far from Home"
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “Chareidi Israel is not happy to absorb immigrants”
Life after Kollel
Yonoson Rosenblum Remaining a ben Torah requires remaining a bar daas
Angel's Advocate
Eytan Kobre Because this is how’s it’s supposed to be always
Make Your Words Count
Rabbi Shneur Aisenstark This story delivers two sobering lessons for all of us
I Know of What I Speak
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman I would allow my mask to fall, my soul to be revealed
Meet the Tzaddik
Jacob L. Freedman “Aren’t there meds that can get him back to yeshivah?”
Two centuries later, the Chasam Sofer’s niggunim are heard again
Riki Goldstein The musical side of the Chasam Sofer dynasty
How Do You Think of These Words?
Riki Goldstein “For me, the words are the neshamah of the song”
The Song I Can't Stop Singing: Shlomo Simcha
Riki Goldstein “Which song are you connecting to this season?”
Megama Had the Magic
Riki Goldstein Remembering Moshe Yess a”h and Shalom Levine a”h
Living Beyond the Moment
Faigy Peritzman Someone steeped in Torah always lives beyond the moment
Uncertainty
Sarah Chana Radcliffe We can only be sure that we can never be sure
Instinctive Knowledge
With Rav Moshe Wolfson, written by Baila Vorhand Jewish babies are born knowing Hashem
The Gardener: Part II
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer “It’s a secret language called body language”