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Murder in the Embassy

Gedalia Guttentag

Turkey expert Dr. Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak of Tel Aviv University on the fallout from the alleged murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi


A Shooting Shakes Chicago

Beth Perkel

The murder of a young man near West Rogers Park has community members on edge


Shock in Brooklyn

Gershon Burstyn

An early morning assault raises fears of old


DoubleTake: Child’s Play

Rochel Grunewald

Until now, I always thought I’d do whatever it took as long as it paid the rent


Shared Space: Chapter 26

Dov Haller

“Relax, I’m not going to ask you to hook me up with your shver or anything, don’t look so panicked"


Onsite: Don’t Shoot Me

Bracha Stein

Under the instruction of photographer Shmuel Diamond, I learned what it means to give it your best shot


Lifelines: Doing My Part

C. Saphir

At the time of my diagnosis, when I was 35, I had struggled mightily with the question of whether to tell my parents


Shared Space: Chapter 25

Dov Haller

Kivi had felt a stab of jealousy. He wanted to make l’chayims that way, with an expression of we-won’t-talk-about-it-on-Shabbos-but-we-really-have-big-things-going-on, cozy as Sitman and Lieber


I Don’t Remember a Calmer Era

Eliezer Shulman and Shimon Breitkopf

According to Aryeh Deri, the Shas minister with the proverbial nine lives who’s somehow weathered his own political storms, the forecast has never been better


Afula Gold Rush

Refoel Pride

When Rabbi Menachem Gold moved his young family from Jerusalem to Afula in Israel’s north, he was sure of only one thing: a calling to help


Warrior for the Jewish People

Gershon Burstyn

Ari Fuld had an inner truth that he stuck to — not just telling the truth but living the truth


How to Cut the Pie

Omri Nahmias

Gerrymandering under threat as court bans partisan districting

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The Wrong Conversation
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Heart on Your Sleeve
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The Silver Lining
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Top 5 Uniquely Jewish Words
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10 Questions for Avi Kehat
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On Speaking Terms
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Stressed Out
Jacob L. Freedman “We’re going to aggressively help you take care of you”
Mona Knew to Pick a Winner
Riki Goldstein “Shloime, let’s sing this on Motzaei Shabbos”
Four Stanzas You Don’t Just Sing
Riki Goldstein “This is not a niggun that you just sing!” he exclaimed
A Part of Me
Riki Goldstein The fruit of two years’ preparation and collaboration
Worth the Hassle?
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Know It All
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No Time to Breathe
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When we don’t have a minute to spare is when we pause
On Dry Ground
Rebbetzin Shira Smiles Every day we thank Hashem for the miracle of dry land