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Redemption Song

Refoel Pride

Meilech Kohn’s life might have taken a two-decade detour, but that hasn’t kept his four recently released singles from becoming the most popular tunes on the radio waves and simchah playlists

 

Tunnel to Life

Libi Astaire

Facing certain death, the inmates took the only tools they had — spoons, plates, screwdrivers, their bare hands — and started digging. Could they possibly fashion a tunnel that would lead to freedom from the Nazis?

 

The Missing Years

Barbara Bensoussan

The newly released Early Years, documenting the Lubavitcher Rebbe's early life, represents the painstaking efforts of researchers who pursued scattered threads and wove them into a tapestry

 

A Red Line Crossed

Omri Nahmias, Washington, D.C.

Charity Ball Game Practice Becomes a Shooting Range

 

Tillerson in the Dark on Palestinian Payments?

Jacob Kornbluh

Payments to Terrorists Long-Term Capitol Hill Concern

 

New Hope for Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Barbara Bensoussan

Rafael Pharmaceuticals' CPI-613 May Be Long-Awaited Game Changer

 

Lifelines: One-Two Punch

C. Saphir

The first interview question was, “What would you do if you’d walk into a jail cell and find an inmate hanging from the ceiling?”

 

Cut ‘n Paste: She Was My Ima

Yitzi Feigenbaum

Her levayah was packed, and there was nowhere near enough room at the shivah. All who came considered her their best friend, and she was

 

Summer Job: Chapter 59

Dov Haller

“I have a cousin and a brother. They have a million connections. When do you want to do the breakout?”

 

It Belongs to You, Too

Shimon Breitkopf

Rav Shneor Potash was just 17 when he began giving shiur. Two decades later, his yeshivah is famous for its bochurim completing Shas

 

Ayubowan, Any Jews Here?

Yitzchak Carmeli

There are no concrete remnants of Jewish life on the island country of Sri Lanka — but legends hint at an intriguing, hidden Jewish story

 

Introducing Nikki Haley to the Mideast

Binyamin Rose

Seeking Creative Solutions to Burning Problems

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Harvard Rejects Learn their Lesson
Yonoson Rosenblum SAT scores aren’t human decency scores
Now That We Know
Eytan Kobre “I think the Internet is broken”
What’s Your Spacesuit?
Rabbi Henoch Plotnik How to remember who you are
Not the Best Idea
Jacob L. Freedman Where ethics and friendship sometimes clash
The Postdate Blues
Libi Astaire Tickets to Financial Ruin
Man Without a Name
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman “Ron?! There’s no such name!”
DNA Today
Faigy Peritzman Good family dynamics create deep-seated virtues
Getting to Know You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Channels to get acquainted with your family
Stepping Stones
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz How a stumbling block becomes a stepping stone
Professional Organizer: Part IV
D. Himy & Zivia Reischer Create your own mnemonics to remember information