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Normal Like Me: Chapter 11

Ruti Kepler

“You can say it isn’t all you like, but that doesn’t change the fact that you’re living in a cult,” she informed me

 

Endnote - Down a Muddy Slope in Uman

Riki Goldstein

“…as we jumped, we sang ‘Tatte Tatte helf unz shoin’ — if you listen carefully, you can even hear the little staccato jumps in the music”

 

Bonded Hearts

Barbara Bensoussan

One a rosh yeshivah, the other a savvy criminal lawyer. With Rav Aaron Brafman’s shloshim approaching, his brother Ben shares the secret of their unbreakable bond

 

Higher Office

Eytan Kobre

A frum Jew faces daily challenges in today’s workplace. Ari Wasserman’s new book, Making It Work, highlights the problem areas, which extend far beyond business halachah

 

Retire into Happiness

Machla Abramovitz

How can retired men adjust to their new lives, navigate the psychological transition, restructure their days, and open themselves up to new, unforeseen possibilities?

 

The Rose Report

Binyamin Rose

Back to School with Gideon Saar

 

All Eyes on… Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell

Omri Nahmias

Trump has promised he’ll shut down the government if they don’t somehow manage to push through the funding for his Mexican border wall

 

Global View

Gershon Burstyn

Israel now facing Iran on three fronts

 

A Few Minutes with… Dani Dayan

Omri Nahmias

The former director general of the Yesha Council has found himself in the thick of the battles that have defined the Jewish world

 

Houston’s Jews Face a Long, Painful Recovery

Omri Nahmias

“We are a very strong community, very united, and we are going to overcome this” — Rabbi Barry Gelman

 

On Site: My Cup of Tea

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

Outside, it’s just a drab warehouse in an Israeli industrial park, but inside, it’s a trip to the fragrant fields of India and Ceylon

 

Lifelines: Good Advice

C. Saphir

Whatever the issue was, she would tell me to be mevater and do what Uri wanted. “It’s not that important,” she would say

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Winds of Fear
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The juxtaposition of Irma and Elul
Making Our Story His
Yonoson Rosenblum On Rosh Hashanah we do not hide
No Icing on the Cake
Eytan Kobre Society — and sanity — has lost
Soul Stirring
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger Simply put, the Yamim Noraim work
Day in the Life of Aaron Ovadia
Rachel Bachrach Aaron Ovadia’s Drops of Light Project
Even Your In-Laws
Jacob L. Freedman No big reward if it’s not tough
Connecting the Dots
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman The evil, the eclipse, the destruction, the goodness
Above the Clouds
Faigy Peritzman Taking no step of my journey for granted
Moving Forward
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Rosh Hashanah invites us into our future
Kings and Queens
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt Such is the power of kavod