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Soul Brothers

Refoel Pride

These days, brothers Shlomo and Eitan Katz can as often be found teaching Torah and chassidus as performing music

 

A Hero Called Hugo

Rochel Grunewald

Hugo Paluch had big plans to help the garbage sifters outside his Johannesburg home. Though the 14-year-old couldn’t complete his task, he inspired others to take up his mission

 

Switched onto Shabbos Mode

Margie Pensak

As engineering consultant to the Star-K, Jonah Ottensoser works with large manufacturers to create “Sabbath Mode” appliances. It often requires a little Jewish ingenuity

 

Israel Hovers Between War and Peace

Eliezer Shulman

Israel’s overall goal, they say, is to prevent a wider regional war

 

Will Tehran Bend to Moscow’s Will?

Eliezer Shulman

Tehran can’t help but notice Moscow’s recent change in tone regarding its strategic interests in Syria

 

Trump Tightens the Screws on Iran

Omri Nahmias

“You’re not going to get what Barack Obama gave Iran, because we just took it away”

 

A Blue Wave Coming?

Omri Nahmias

Democrats look poised to take the House of Representatives

 

A Few Minutes with Congressman Ron DeSantis

Omri Nahmias

In the wake of the US embassy move, Congressman Ron DeSantis explains why the next step is the Golan

 

Betsy DeVos Goes to Yeshivah

Malky Lowinger

Coup for Orthodox education as DeVos goes back to school

 

Holy City to Whom?

Gershon Burstyn

On Jerusalem, the Europeans’ diplomatic dance gets off on the wrong foot

 

Double Take: For the Good of the Child

Shaina King

The kids were doing better, making friends, were in high spirits again. Except for Moishy. He seemed to be getting quieter and quieter

 

Shared Space: Chapter 6

Dov Haller

Daniel was excited. With this move, 30 years of accumulated debt and failure could be shaken off like lint on a collar

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