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Living Shadows in Lebanon

Tzippy Yarom

The local residents of Beirut say they miss their former Jewish neighbors. But gestures of goodwill haven’t coaxed the remaining Jews out of hiding

 

We’re One Big Orchestra

Yisroel Besser

Rivie Schwebel is an acclaimed singer, but he’s also a businessman and an askan who cares deeply for the Jewish people

 

The Fire that Rebuilds

Menacham Pines

The discovery of a temporary passport issued in Vilna for Rav Elchonon Wasserman Hy”d 77 years ago triggers a wave of recollections

 

Rose Report: 4 Sand Traps in Trump’s Peace Plan

Binyamin Rose

Political gifting may be distasteful, but it’s getting harder to rule it illegal

 

Washington Wrap: Bring My Brother Home

Omri Nahmias

Ilan Mengistu travels to Washington in a desperate appeal for his brother’s life

 

Inside Israel: The rising tension on Israel’s northern and southern borders

Eliezer Shulman

High alert near Gaza’s exploded tunnels, and higher alert on the volatile northern frontier

 

Metro&Beyond: A Changing Media in the Trump Era

Jacob Kornbluh

Is objective journalism dead? Impressions from a panel discussion

 

Day in the Life: Good as Gold

Rachel Bachrach

Kiddush cup bent? Leichter has a dent? Remember that beneath the tarnish, there’s always a silver lining

 

Lifelines: In Her Shoes

C. Saphir

“Ribbono Shel Olam,” I screamed, “just fix it! I don’t know how You’re going to do that, but fix it! My children need a mother! I need a wife!”

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 20

Ruti Kepler

It couldn’t be — those kids weren’t smart enough to pull off something like that. Ten dead, dozens injured, homes and shops gutted

 

Endnote: Pinny Ostreicher’s Afikomen Present

Riki Goldstein

Popular musician, composer, and arranger Pinny Ostreicher, leader of the Sympinny Orchestra, looks back to the very first song he ever played

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 19

Ruti Kepler

The morning of a horrific massacre wasn’t the most appropriate day to be shopping, but she couldn’t let the child go on wearing shoes with holes in them

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Marriage Prep is a Teaching Moment
Yonoson Rosenblum Show young, searching Jews that Torah works
Elephant in the Room
Eytan Kobre Welcome to the Monkey House
No Hitting
Jacob L. Freedman “Torah doesn’t stand for that kind of behavior”
The Must Vs. The Should
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Performing G-d’s mitzvos transcends personal feelings
Tongue in Check
Faigy Peritzman There’s no substitute for positive reinforcement
Debugging the Dynamic
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Positive change starts with the spouse who’s smart
Social Savvy Vs. My Kids’ Shidduchim
Sara Eisemann As parents, we have the obligation to contain ourselves