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The Last Laugh

Yisroel Besser

For three years Reb Kalman Goldschmidt defied the odds, but even as his shloshim approaches, his example shows so many others how to shine until the final day

 

No Man Is an Island

Ari Z. Zivotofsky

Beyond Hawaii’s sunny beaches and tropical breezes, we examined the halachah of Hawaiian pineapple roots — but what about Jewish roots in this Pacific paradise?

 

The Damage Segev Wrought

Eliezer Shulman

“As far as the Iranians are concerned, a former energy minister, former MK, and former officer of the paratroopers is a tremendous catch”

 

Food Fight

Eliezer Shulman

Sara Netanyahu’s takeout bill gives Bibi food for thought

 

The Return of Turkey’s Sultan

Gedalia Guttentag

What Erdogan’s election victory means for Israel and the West

 

Yitzchak Herzog, Israel-Diaspora Diplomat

Omri Nahmias

“I’m a graduate of Yeshivat Ramaz in New York, and I went with my father to visit the Lubavitcher Rebbe. I cross all sectors”

 

Who’s Privy to the Peace Proposal?

Omri Nahmias

Why are the Americans investing so much time, energy, and effort to advance a peace plan that the Palestinians are sure to outright reject?

 

On the Run

Omri Nahmias

There is no more explosive issue on the national agenda than immigration, specifically illegal immigration

 

A Columnist Who Towered

Jeffrey Bloom

Charles Krauthammer’s greatest accomplishment may have been that his fame and impact never went to his head

 

Trump and Trade

Gedalia Guttentag

At the beginning of June, Trump made good on his threats by imposing tariffs on EU and Canadian steel imports

 

Lifelines: Second First Marriage

C. Saphir

While I had refused to listen to any of these dirt-fresh-on-the-grave suggestions, as the months passed it became clear that I had to remarry

 

Shared Space: Chapter 11

Dov Haller

“He’s this cute little chassidishe guy, not what I expected,” Kivi was saying, “but I see what you mean. There’s something about him”

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