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First In, First Out

Shoshana Friedman

By the time you read this, the tough decisions will have been made


Rambam Illuminated

Libi Astaire

A long-ago art form sheds light on Maimonides and the medieval Jewish world where he flourished


So Many Rugelach

As told to Shoshana Friedman

I hung up, disturbed and confused. I’d heard a lot about the “system’s” discrimination against families from other backgrounds


Pages of History

As told to Riki Goldstein

In 1948, our Uncle Max in London helped our family obtain visas to England. The sefer Torah and the Shas, an original Vilna edition, came with us


Sacred Cow

Shlomi Gil

On a cattle ranch somewhere in the Golan, a red calf has been born that may have an impact on the future of the entire Jewish people. Is it possible that this Red Angus cow, now over a year old and still unblemished, will be the tenth and final Parah Adumah?


The Winning Lottery Ticket

C. Saphir

Since this was not a problem that could be solved with a small donation, my father, like the rest of the people at the meeting, did not see himself as part of the solution. But that night he had a dream


Shared Space: Chapter 49

Dov Haller

Kivi cleared his throat, and when no one realized, he said, “I just want to say something, if that’s okay, no major speeches or anything”


Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein Offers His Take

Eliezer Shulman

The Refusenik in the Knesset: Yuli Edelstein on Bibi’s diplomacy, Europe’s far right, and Israel’s elections


Move a Mountain

Yisroel Groweiss

Scaling cliffs in Romania with nothing but their backpacks and each other, a group of chassidish bochurim learn about climbing upward and inward


Family First

Shaina King

Does family really come first?


Tour Bus from Heaven

As told to Barbara Bensoussan by Yehuda Azoulay

"We’re part of the Chevra Kaddisha of Tzfat, and we’ve been waiting here an hour to find a minyan to bury an old lady"


Shared Space: Chapter 48

Dov Haller

Now, with a glance around her, Malky lowered her voice and continued. “I get the mashal, Kivi, but I have no idea what you’re trying to say”

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Drink to Eternity
Rabbi Moshe Grylak Redemption doesn’t simply mean being let out of jail
Klal Yisrael Is Always Free
Yonoson Rosenblum "In that merit will Klal Yisrael continue to exist”
Home Free
Eytan Kobre My baseline for comparison is admittedly weak
Believe in Your Own Seder
Rabbi Judah Mischel Hashem is satisfied when we do our best
Picture Perfect
Yisroel Besser Take a picture — and this time, send it to yourself
Flying Solo
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman As Pesach loomed closer, his resentment was growing
Hanging on by a Hair
Jacob L. Freedman MD “Do you still think that I’m not completely crazy?”
A Song for Every Season
Riki Goldstein Influencers map out their personal musical soundtracks
Subliminal Speech
Faigy Peritzman The deeper the recognition, the deeper the effect
The Big Change
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Spelling things out clears clouds of resentment
The Count-Up
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz Tap the middos of Sefirah to recreate yourself
The Baker: Part 1
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP with Zivia Reischer "She can't get married if she can't build a relationship...
Know This: Infertility
As Told to Bracha Stein There was no place for me. I didn’t belong
Dear Shadchan
The Girl Here's the thing: I need time