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Let the Light Shine In

Binyamin Rose

What happens when certain brave souls enter secular communities to spread the light of Torah? We went on a trip to three communities to hear the stories

 

Wait for That Perfect Date

Chananel Shapiro

What’s it like being the oldest bochur in the dorm — often by a good few years — wondering if life will ever go forward?

 

What Makes Trump Tick?

Omri Nahmias

How do we define Donald Trump’s foreign policy? In other words, is there a method to the seeming madness?

 

6 Backstories from a Hot Political Summer

Binyamin Rose

Bibi still sitting pretty as Knesset heads home

 

Chareidi MKs Back Nationality Bill

Eliezer Shulman

MK Uri Maklev explains UTJ’s surprising objection to a clause in Israel’s controversial Nation-State bill

 

Abutbul Goes for a Third Term

Eliezer Shulman

Campaigning for the municipal elections in Israel have begun in earnest. Two campaigns in particular — in Jerusalem and Beit Shemesh — are already heating up

 

A Way Ahead for UK Chinuch?

Gedalia Guttentag

Is endgame in sight for UK chinuch crisis?

 

NATO’s Pensioners

Gedalia Guttentag

Is Trump correct that the US is paying in more than it gets out?

 

The Money Trap: Debt Spiral

Gila Arnold

That’s when things began to go terribly wrong. We got the permits, began the construction — and then I got the phone call from the contractor

 

Lifelines: Rerouted

C. Saphir

Two years had passed since the petirah, and Avrumi still hadn’t gotten back to his easygoing self. He was always sad, stressed, and on edge

 

Tech Talk: When Red Lines Fade

Aliza Feder

When people go online, they often find themselves being drawn to sites, articles, and pictures that go way over their red lines

 

Shared Space: Chapter 15

Dov Haller

Kivi knew that the resentment he felt was really envy. Malky had accepted his family and he was still struggling to accept hers

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