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Medical or Magic

Gavriel Horan

Could complimentary and alternative medicine involve Torah prohibitions against sorcery, divination, and avodah zarah?

 

Unraveling the Unrest

Eliezer Shulman, Shimon Breitkopf, Binyamin Rose

Questions and answers in the wake of a wave of protests

 

Keeper of the Stories

Barbara Bensoussan

Rabbi Yaakov Horowitz won’t let the struggles of frum Jews in early America fall into oblivion

 

The Rose Report: Could Manafort Trail Lead to Trump?

Binyamin Rose

Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller III thinks Manafort could shed light on any alleged Russian connections Trump might have

 

Washington Wrap: A Drug Crisis with No End in Sight

Omri Nahmias

Did Congress turn a blind eye to drug companies pumping drugs to American streets?

 

What He Said, What He Meant

Tzippy Yarom

Who in the Israeli government controls the purse strings?

 

Global View: Turnabout for the Kurds

Gershon Burstyn

Kurdish president Masoud Barzani is now set to resign and Iraqi troops have occupied large parts of Kirkuk, the Kurds’ putative capital

 

Lifelines: Late Note

C. Saphir

If I don't agree to my husband's unreasonable conditions, I’ll continue to be shackled to this man, who from day one was obsessed with controlling every aspect of my life

 

Normal Like Me: Chapter 17

Ruti Kepler

At her nursing internship at Shaare Zedek, Bernadine is exposed to a shawl-lady for the first time

 

Endnote: Canopy Serenade

Riki Goldstein

What’s this season’s most popular chuppah request?

 

Cards on the Table

Rachel Ginsberg

Detective Sergeant Riback is a Las Vegas police officer whose religious renaissance, personal struggles, and public service have made him a warrior for good in the battle of Light against Darkness

 

The Hidden Genius

Sarah Pardes

In a simple suit, looking like a “regular guy,” Rav Yitzchak Goldstein managed to hide his brilliance and his major contributions to the Torah world

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A Century of Horror — and Hope
Rabbi Moshe Grylak More connected than at first glance
Sundown
Eytan Kobre When Chazal say so, that eclipses all else
Great Expectations
Jacob L. Freedman Not just his personal nachas machine
Vote of Thanks
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman Dov Ber was using Hashem as an excuse
Today’s Trash
Faigy Peritzman “Guess what I did today!”
Navigating In-Lawing
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Nurturing this relationship with kindness, consideration...
From Humdrum to Happy
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner The challenge: infusing these days with joy!