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Soul Brothers

Refoel Pride

These days, brothers Shlomo and Eitan Katz can as often be found teaching Torah and chassidus as performing music

 

A Hero Called Hugo

Rochel Grunewald

Hugo Paluch had big plans to help the garbage sifters outside his Johannesburg home. Though the 14-year-old couldn’t complete his task, he inspired others to take up his mission

 

Switched onto Shabbos Mode

Margie Pensak

As engineering consultant to the Star-K, Jonah Ottensoser works with large manufacturers to create “Sabbath Mode” appliances. It often requires a little Jewish ingenuity

 

Israel Hovers Between War and Peace

Eliezer Shulman

Israel’s overall goal, they say, is to prevent a wider regional war

 

Will Tehran Bend to Moscow’s Will?

Eliezer Shulman

Tehran can’t help but notice Moscow’s recent change in tone regarding its strategic interests in Syria

 

Trump Tightens the Screws on Iran

Omri Nahmias

“You’re not going to get what Barack Obama gave Iran, because we just took it away”

 

A Blue Wave Coming?

Omri Nahmias

Democrats look poised to take the House of Representatives

 

A Few Minutes with Congressman Ron DeSantis

Omri Nahmias

In the wake of the US embassy move, Congressman Ron DeSantis explains why the next step is the Golan

 

Betsy DeVos Goes to Yeshivah

Malky Lowinger

Coup for Orthodox education as DeVos goes back to school

 

Holy City to Whom?

Gershon Burstyn

On Jerusalem, the Europeans’ diplomatic dance gets off on the wrong foot

 

Double Take: For the Good of the Child

Shaina King

The kids were doing better, making friends, were in high spirits again. Except for Moishy. He seemed to be getting quieter and quieter

 

Shared Space: Chapter 6

Dov Haller

Daniel was excited. With this move, 30 years of accumulated debt and failure could be shaken off like lint on a collar

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Think It Through
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The import of the name Anshei Knesses Hagedolah
Face the Facts: Don’t Suppress Them
Yonoson Rosenblum The left behaves more and more like a cult
You Never Looked So Good
Eytan Kobre Growing hunger for the fleeting high of the superficial
Top 5 Shiur Title Techniques
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin The answer to “what’s it about?” can fill or empty rooms
Power of Suggestion
Rachel Bachrach Mikey Benzaken is a stage hypnotist based in Jerusalem
Make It Happen
Jacob L. Freedman “If I’m a bum then let me be a bum”
Hard Knocks
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The Langer boys never forgot that apology
The Classic That Almost Didn’t Make the Cut
Riki Goldstein “It took only ten minutes to write, so we weren’t sure”
Hevel Pihem Keeps the World Going
Riki Goldstein The purity of their eyes and their innocent chatter
Yussi Sonnenblick never imagined they’d be singing “Eilecha” half a century later
Riki Goldstein “It’s nice to hear people still singing those songs”
The Rebbe’s Smile and the Rav’s Slap
Riki Goldstein “That was probably my most memorable performance”
Life in the Other Lane
Faigy Peritzman We should honor every Jew as if he were a talmid chacham
Needy
Sarah Chana Radcliffe The needier a person, the more they push people away
Touch of Light
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt “A person cannot live without any kavod”
Stay-at-Home Therapist: Part I
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer She turns to me. “You know the type, smart and silent?”