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Facts in the Ground

Shlomi Gil

Rav Shlomo Tzvi Hersh Taub, son of the Modzhitzer Rebbe, battles for the grave of a holy ancestor sealed under a Polish soccer field

 

Oath of Honor

Shlomi Gil

In 1951, American Leonard Wisper lay critically injured in a North Korean POW camp. He made a bargain with G-d that if he survived, he’d start keeping mitzvos

 

D-Day for the Draft

Eliezer Shulman

Will Bibi’s failure to pass draft bill trigger Israeli elections?

 

Russian Roulette over Syria?

Eliezer Shulman

Will Putin offer Bibi a choice of Iran deal or quiet borders?

 

A Few Minutes with Rav Shmuel Rabinovich

Eliezer Shulman

Rav Shmuel Rabinovitch, chief rabbi of the Kosel, on how America’s religious community can help secure its sanctity

 

Why the Golan Should Remain Israeli

Binaymin Rose

Support for recognizing Golan reaches new heights in Congress

 

Help Wanted: A New Bank of Israel Governor

Binaymin Rose

In her parting letter, Flug stipulated that the government must choose a replacement with enough backbone to ensure the Bank of Israel retains its independence from political considerations

 

Netanyahu Courts Europe’s Right

Binaymin Rose

Netanyahu will ignore the left’s rage, and the demonstrations likely to mark next week’s visit to Israel of Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán

 

Meet the New Boss

Omri Nahmias

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the newly elected president of Mexico, is determined to set a new course for his country

 

Tit for Tat Over Trade

Omri Nahmias

How will the trade war affect the average American?

 

Little Shul on the Prairie

Rabbi Shneur Aisenstark

In 1948, for parnassah reasons, my parents moved to Spring Valley, Illinois, a hamlet about 100 miles southwest of Chicago in the center of coal country

 

Seismic Shift

C. Saphir

After years of outreach and Shabbos meals, I realized my guest just wanted the cholent

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Rapid Boil or Slow Simmer?
Shoshana Friedman Is that fabled last-minute stroke of brilliance a myth?
Still in Tishrei
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A gift from HaKadosh Baruch Hu called imagination
The Action Is the Reward
Yonoson Rosenblum Each allegation proved more dubious than the one before
G-dless for the People
Eytan Kobre Only believers consistently chose morality in the Gulag
No Way to Run a Business
Rabbi Moshe Friedman There must be a separation between mission and money
Eytan Wiener
Moe Mernick “No such thing as “passive income” or “passive business”
No One Mumbles “Remember Us unto Life”
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman To look with fresh eyes at the familiar and the everyday
We Need You Guys
Jacob L. Freedman “Reb Yitzi, tell him exactly what you told me!”
Warmest Words from the Rebbe
Riki Goldstein An underlying blessing for every married couple
Duet with Dad
Riki Goldstein “Recording this song together was a big deal for me”
Riboin: One Heart
Riki Goldstein “The harmony is a magnet. Love the song”
Good News and Bad News
Riki Goldstein Never take a chance when it comes to Shabbos
Something Rotten in the State of Grape
Faigy Peritzman It’s not enough to look good, we have to be good
Please Don’t Cry!
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Some tears can never be ignored — and others must be
Scale Past Stagnation
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Make life’s busyness meaningful by reflecting on the why
Dear Neighbor, Sometimes I Forget
Anonymous They remember Down syndrome but they forget Yaakov