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Along the Silk Road

Menachem Treiber

With his proficiency in Chinese, international attorney Moyshe Silk is the first chassidic Jew in a US Administration senior slot — and a linchpin in current China-US trade negotiations

 

Rav For Life, Rebbi Forever

Eytan Kobre

Twenty-five years after his passing, Rav Dovid Lifshitz ztz”l, is still considered the rebbi to generations of English-speaking, all-American RIETS talmidim

 

On Site: Happy Campers

Riki Goldstein

The unsung heroes who fix storm damage, exploded pipes, collapsed roofs, and vandalism wreckage make campgrounds habitable once more for another unforgettable summer

 

Catskills Hatzolah Heats Up for Summer

Malky Lowinger

For Catskills Hatzolah, saving lives is a full-time job

 

From Austria, with Love

Gershon Burstyn

Heir to Austria’s anti-Semites champions Israel’s security

 

A Bad Deal in North Korea?

Gershon Burstyn

Observers can’t seem to agree on what happened in Singapore on June 12

 

From Starbucks to the White House?

Omri Nahmias

Taking a page from the Donald Trump playbook, the Democrats are looking for a way to drop their own political bombshell

 

Coffee Break with Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas)

Omri Nahmias

“The global media are willing to be useful idiots in spreading anti-Israel propaganda”

 

Trump Riding High

Omri Nahmias

While certain elements within the party still oppose Trump, the base by and large backs him

 

Drafting the New Draft Law

Eliezer Shulman

Draft law is defanged, but will it pass muster?

 

WOW Assigned to Designated Area

Eliezer Shulman

Halting the confrontational, often violent behavior of Women of the Wall

 

A Chareidi City by Any Other Name

Eliezer Shulman

A new name for Modiin Illit?

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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