America’s Moral Morass
Binyamin Rose | Wednesday, July 01, 2015
The Supreme Court has vacated Washington for its summer recess, but not before turning the time-honored definition of marriage on its head.
Epilogue of the Unfinished Diary
Perl Marton | Wednesday, July 01, 2015
It might be the only surviving wartime journal written by a chassidic Jew for future generations, yet it was hidden away for decades.
Would Chaim Yitzchok Wolgelernter’s diary ever be brought back to life? His son Feivel and grandson Nafti said yes. After two decades of painstaking work, they recaptured not only the horrific images of war, but also the spiritual resilience of Jews who refused to give up hope.
Jew in a China Shop
Aharon Granot, Hong Kong | Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Turning a profit in the Far East is a bit more complicated than just booking a flight to China and picking up some cheap brand-name knockoffs or novelty items to resell. Still, more Jews than ever are staking out their parnassah in this corner of the world, and have discovered a network of like-minded souls to keep their spirits up so far away from home.
Ships in the Night
Michal Ish Shalom | Wednesday, July 01, 2015
While 90 percent of world trade is transported by sea, the journey between destinations has often been spent in a deep blue vacuum. Ships have learned to evade maritime monitors, and avoid tracking through GPS manipulation. Sometimes they simply “go dark.” Now, an Israeli start-up is lighting up the dark waters.