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Happy with Their Lot

Maayan David

A new study examines common myths about the chareidi sector while pinpointing areas of concern

 

No Fighting City Hall

Shimon Breitkopf and Shlomi Gil

As Jerusalem gears up for municipal elections at the end of the summer, Agudah MK Uri Maklev reflects on his own first foray into local politics

 

Safe Anchor or Risky Waters

Yael Schuster

A frum workplace would seem to offer a safe harbor from the stormy challenges of the secular job market. But smooth waters can hide treacherous currents

 

Tug-of-War over the Draft

Eliezer Shulman

Battle over draft law heats up as summer deadline approaches

 

Palestinians Test Their Limits

Omri Nahmias

Daring US to cut funding, Palestinians attack at UN

 

Year of the Woman?

Omri Nahmias

Glass ceiling rises as record number of women stand for election

 

Oneg Shabbos: Sweet Recovery

Yeruchem Yitzchak Landesman

“Every time your wife feels a headache coming on, tell her to take a candy, make a brachah with kavanah, and the pain will go away immediately”

 

Lifelines: Underwhelming Simchah

C. Saphir

I remember sitting at the Seder table with my husband, Yehoshua, that year and exclaiming, “I can’t believe it! Our first Pesach, and we’re all alone!”

 

Shared Space: Chapter 7

Dov Haller

“Listen Kivi, this will be whatever you make of it, it’s an opportunity and you have to decide whether to grab it”

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 46

Ruti Kepler

“My children will not go to school. We don’t need school,” he kept saying. “The white man has nothing to teach us”



 
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