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White House Calling

Yisroel Besser, Washington, D.C.

Donald Trump’s trusted negotiator, Jason Greenblatt, is a devoted family man and observant Jew. During a visit to his new office, Yisroel Besser gets a candid account of the ultimate power job

 

Jewish Core in Island Lore

Ari Greenspan and Ari Z. Zivotofsky

Madagascar, best known for lemurs, chameleons, rain forests, and baobabs, is also, according to island legend, one point of settlement of the Ten Lost Tribes. We had to see for ourselves

 

In Those Days, In This Place

David Damen, Brussels

After more than 70 years, 94-year-old Rabbi Yaakov Friedrich revisits the Brussels apartment where he and his family lived right under the nose of the Nazis

 

What Trump and Bibi Left Unsaid

Binyamin Rose

At Historic First Meeting, Words Unspoken Speak Loudest

 

America First, the Middle East Can Wait

Omri Nahmias, Washington, D.C.

Netanyahu Accomplishes Objectives, Even Before Setting Foot in Washington

 

Take 5: Christine Comaford

Shira Isenberg

Neuroscience-Based Executive Coach Helps Leaders Capitalize on Growth

 

In the Balance

Yeruchem Yitzchak Landesman

The evil clerk had him over a barrel. Would he cash in his own Shabbos treasure to save the funds of his friends?

 

Lifelines: The Happiest Man Alive

C. Saphir

Two months before our wedding, I got a call from a woman who introduced herself as a therapist. “I’m seeing your kallah,” she explained

 

Summer Job: Chapter 43

Dov Haller

“Tatty, you don’t realize how amazing it is, not just that you won, but that you won the first inter-camp game in years”

 

On Site: In Fine Print

Eytan Kobre

Profits and prophets abound when your customers are the People of the Book. What goes into creating what might be the world’s biggest annual seforim sale?

 

Lifelines: That Kind of Person

C. Saphir

Much as I wanted a normal life and a family — which the doctors said was impossible because of the accident — I never seriously considered ending the marriage

 

Summer Job: Chapter 42

Dov Haller

He had no proof and no reason to assume that the other camp was cheating. No, he decided, he wouldn’t go there

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Piece Talks
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The Big Plan being woven from behind the scenes
Never Too Late
Yonoson Rosenblum Shouldn’t Torah Jews be smarter than this?
Credit Where Due
Eytan Kobre The value of “prudence, principle, and public health”
Dead or Alive?
Rabbi Henoch Plotnik Do we content ourselves with superficiality?
Acceptance Speech
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman “I just wish people would have accepted me”
Looks Can Deceive
Faigy Peritzman Don’t be fooled by appearances — your own or others’
Taxed to the Limit
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Times of crisis call for special doses of self-care
The Codebreakers, Part II
D. Himy & Zivia Reischer Even English is Chinese to Tully
Being “Realistic”
Sara Eisemann Are her expectations in shidduchim realistic?
Dear Former Teachers
Words Unspoken We learned the hard way what you didn’t teach us