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Coffee Break

Omri Nahmias

…with prominent political figures at the AZM conference


Shaken Brooklyn Jews Look for Answers

Malky Lowinger

Once considered a relatively safe haven for the Orthodox Jewish community, Brooklyn today is a hotbed for hate crimes


Who Gives Sight to the Blind

C. Saphir

My first thought was, This is a terror attack. My second thought was, Ribbono shel Olam, please don’t let there be an accident!


Shared Space: Chapter 35

Dov Haller

Melberg was pleasant and friendly, not too much of a know-it-all as to be irritating, but assertive enough that most of the members knew who he was


On the Giving End

Rochel Grunewald

When generous donations buy special treatment


Shared Space: Chapter 33

Dov Haller

“I’m not happy, Malky,” he said finally. “I thought this would be our trip. We can use it, no?”


More Than Just a Story

Baila Rosenbaum

A stroll through an exhibit of ancient artifacts brings Torah stories to life


Story for Chanukah: Heavenly Arbitrage

As related by Mordechai Fixler

As kollel families Down Under enjoyed their summertime Chanukah bein hazmanim, a miracle kept the light of Torah burning


Lifelines: Dancing Under the Umbrella

C. Saphir

When I was growing up, dance was so much a part of my identity that I would sometimes wonder to myself whether there was anything inside me besides dance


Shared Space: Chapter 33

Dov Haller

“I can’t thank you enough, Leizer, I know how over-your-head-busy you are, and to slip away from everything else just to do this for me, that’s really special”


Top 5 Ways to Spell “Chanukah”

Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin

You could probably spell Chanukah a different way on each of the eight nights.


Shul of My Youth: Beacon in Boston

Rabbi Henoch Plotnik

Rav Shlomo Margolis used his old-world charm to build a shul that was home to all kinds of Jews

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No Misunderstandings
Rabbi Moshe Grylak Hashem revealed the secret of a balanced life
What Was the Court’s Rush?
Yonoson Rosenblum The Democratic Party’s descent into madness
Survey? Oy Vey
Eytan Kobre How could YAFFED promote such a farce?
Filling the Void
Rabbi Henoch Plotnik Jewish leaders don’t need to be declared or coronated
Top 5 Ways We Remember Our Rebbeim (and we love them for it!)
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin An ode to these pivotal people in my life
Hanging On in Newark
Rabbi Nosson Scherman Rabbi Nosson Scherman remembers the shul of his youth
A Fine Kettle of Fish
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The “minor” chasadim are often the most meaningful
The Next Hill
Jacob L. Freedman The look on Malachi’s face nearly broke my heart
Tradition and Modern Meet in One Long Dance
Riki Goldstein Fusing tradition and modernity comes naturally to him
A Playlist for Shabbos
Riki Goldstein What does Moshy Kraus sing at the Shabbos table?
With Flying Colors
Riki Goldstein My 15 seconds of fame on the Carnegie Hall stage
Full Faith
Faigy Peritzman With emunah, everyone’s obligation is the same
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Silence isn’t always golden
The Only One
With Rav Moshe Wolfson, written by Baila Vorhand Within every Jew is the flame of instinctive emunah