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The Rabbi Who Hears Me

Eytan Kobre

Nearly a decade ago, Rabbi Yisroel Grossberg became the menahel of BCA — a Brooklyn high school for girls closed out of every other option

 

Your Body’s Keeper

Yael Schuster

Protecting your health is not just a lifestyle option, but a mitzvah. When a Jew eats to fortify the body for spiritual work, each meal becomes a seudas mitzvah

 

The Money Trap: Let Your Lawyer Read It First

Gila Arnold

The most basic rule before handing over your money to someone else: Get everything in writing. Because in a business deal, the contract is king

 

Inside Israel: Israel Strikes Iran in the Heart of Syria

Eliezer Shulman

In the wee morning hours of April 9, Israel sent a message to Syria, Iran, and Russia: It won’t be deterred from uprooting an Iranian military presence in Syria

 

Washington Wrap: Ending Palestinian Terror, by Force

Omri Nahmias

Two years after Taylor Force’s murder, his father celebrates a bill that will keep US funds from terrorists’ hands

 

Eye on Europe: British Jews on a Collision Course with Corbyn?

Gedalia Guttentag

The latest revelations — about Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s questionable social media activities, dating back six years — have finally triggered a massive response

 

Metro&Beyond: Cuomo Unites New York Democrats

Jacob Kornbluh

A united party could take back the New York State Senate from the Republicans

 

Fiction Corner: To Live Again

Menachem Pines

So now he had a new nickname. Gorilla. Yet another entry on the list of insulting names the rebbi had affixed to him

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 39

Ruti Kepler

“But Tommy and all the other boys are learning English and math, and they have computers. And I’m left in the village with the babies!”

 

Endnote: Five Things You Didn't Know about Chilu Posen; Nachas for the Rebbe

Riki Goldstein

Hearing Motti Steinmetz sing moves a lot of people. But ask Motti what it is that moves him, and the standard answer is “Almost every song I sing”

 

A Path All His Own

Yisroel Besser and Aryeh Ehrlich

Rebbe Duvid Twersky of Rachmistrivka is an innovator who crafts his own rules, keeps to his own schedule, and navigates his own unique path to the Creator

 

Sometimes There Are No Words

Yisroel Besser

He couldn’t hear, but that didn’t stop him from the thing he wanted most — to learn Torah. Today Rabbi Chaim Tzvi Kakon, rosh yeshivah of Nefesh Dovid in Toronto, is returning the gift

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Seventy Years
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “The sword from without, and machlokes from within”
Helping Our Kids Find Their Mission
Yonoson Rosenblum The best home protection against the “foreign winds”
Meeting for Minchah
Eytan Kobre “A Ten-Minute Appointment for a Five-Minute Encounter”
Top 5 Jewish Grammar Mistakes
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Seeing the errors of our grammatical ways
The Missing Alef
Alef is not simply another letter in the Hebrew alphabet
What Are You Grateful For?
Jacob L. Freedman “I guess all we can do is to be grateful”
A Simple Offering
Faigy Peritzman Our obligations are measured according to our abilities
Building a Better Brain
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Make your home an emotionally safe place to be real
The Cyclist: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Rachel has advanced from “flustered” to “determined”
Wholly Holy
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Realize who you are and how you can impact this world