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Every Moment a Miracle

Eliezer Shulman

Rav Aharon Leib Steinman, 103, has again defied the medical community with a top medical team, but more than that, through the heartfelt prayers of a nation

 

Facing the Future

Binyamin Rose, Monaco

You can’t run away from your past, even when facing it forces you to publicly admit your sins. Monaco, the world’s tiniest land, internalized that lesson well

 

No Child Left Behind

Eytan Kobre

To meet Maury Litwack, national director of the OU’s Teach Advocacy Network, is to encounter a different kind of lobbyist — a good guy who works for the good guys

 

Pot of Gold at Blue Mountain

Ari Z. Zivotofsky and Ari Greenspan

On the same island but right across the border, there were emerging Jewish communities in Indonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country.

 

Rose Report: Melting Ice in Saudi Arabia

Binyamin Rose

Can Israel evolve into a key player in Saudi Arabia’s strategy against Iran?

 

Washington Wrap: Trump Un-Moored?

Omri Nahmias

The fraught Alabama Senate race puts Trump’s instincts to the test

 

Global View: Not a Pretty Picture

Gershon Burstyn

Two snapshots in a Russian dacha tell a single tale of Putin’s power

 

Metro & Beyond: Israel’s New York Consul Reaches Out

Jacob Kornbluh

Dani Dayan, Israeli consul general in New York, has changed the diplomatic rules since assuming his position in August 2016

 

Lifelines: Treatment Plan

C. Saphir

I was perfectly healthy, with no risk factors for the disease. No one in my family was sick. And I was a good person!

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 21

Ruti Kepler

“Faigy?” said her brother’s voice. “Did you see the newspaper? Your newspaper, the one you write for?”

 

End Note: A Letter to the King

Riki Goldstein

Motty Steinmetz ‘s “Brivele” opens new pathways to Tehillim

 

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

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Do You Know Where You’re Going?
Rabbi Moshe Grylak If Mrs. Esterhazy hadn’t gotten sick
Birthright Drops Reform
Yonoson Rosenblum The numbers tell the sad story
With Fresh Eyes
Eytan Kobre Members of an ever-tying people
Gift-Giving Guide
Yisroel Besser There’s a skill to giving a teacher a gift
Time for a Career Change
Jacob L. Freedman “How can a bochur even afford to smoke?”
Today I Am a (Learned? Committed?) Jewish Man
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Are bar mitzvah celebrations good for the Jews?
Major in Mothering
Faigy Peritzman “How do you picture marriage? Discussing quantum theory?...
When Parents Disagree
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Connecting heart-to-heart when you don’t see eye-to-eye
En Route: Food for Thought
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz The bread we eat today also comes from heaven
The Twins: Part II
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer “Bead,” she says again, with a little smirk
Dear Acquaintance
Your Possible Friend at the Clinic Why do you make it harder for me — and for you?