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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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Using Our Free Will Effectively
Yonoson Rosenblum The image we carry of ourselves is key
Living the High Life
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger It is exhilarating to matter, to be truly alive
It’s Time for Us to Speak Up
Rabbi Dovid Eliezrie We must speak out proudly for the values of Yiddishkeit
Kiruv Is Not Dead
Rabbi Meir Goldberg Do these sound like uninspired or closed students?
Frosting on the Cake
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman “Let’s not let a missing chocolate cake ruin our siyum!”
A Warm Corner in Flatbush
Yosef Zoimen It was a simple shul with a choshuve leader
Out of Control
Jacob L. Freedman “That’s illegal, Dr. Fine. I can’t have a part in this”
Song of Reckoning in the Skulener Court
Riki Goldstein “It’s awe-inspiring to watch the Rebbe sing this song”
“U’teshuvah, U’tefillah, U’tzedakah”
Riki Goldstein Throughout the Yamim Noraim, three words accompany us
The Rebbe Held His Gaze
Riki Goldstein A moment etched in Reb Dovid Werdyger’s memory forever
The Road Taken
Faigy Peritzman In the end it’s clear who really merits true happiness
Sincere Apology
Sarah Chana Radcliffe A heartfelt and complete apology can turn things around
Power Pack of Mercy
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz The 13 Attributes of Mercy are “an infinite treasure”
The Appraiser: Part II
D. Himy M.S. CCC-SLP, and Zivia Reischer “Eli needs to see people who struggled to achieve”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals