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Miracle Song

Aharon Granot-Granevich

Composer-arranger Yonatan Razel was riding a wave of popularity following his hit “Vehi She’amda,” when his then four-year-old daughter nearly lost her life. Today, after an exhausting and statistics-defying rehabilitation process, Razel is back in the recording studio, with a new message of hope and thanks for the miracles his family has experienced.

 

The Belzer Rebbe’s Chandelier Soldier

Aharon Rubin

When the Rebbe, Reb Aharon of Belz, called out, during World War II, “Moishele, do something!” Moshe Schlifstein did it. And when the tomb of the Rebbe Reb Elimelech of Lyzhensk needed repairing after the war, he was there again. There are many more such stories hidden behind the unassuming visage of Rav Tzvi Moshe Schlifstein, whose family can trace their lineage back to Reb Elimelech and the Bnei Yissaschar. For the first, time he has agreed to publicly reveal a few of them.

 

You’ve Got Money!

Riva Pomerantz

It’s always sad when a relative passes away — and even sadder when that person’s hard-earned cash is locked away in forgotten bank accounts, safety deposit boxes, and insurance policies. According to some estimates, 1 out of every 8 Americans has forgotten inheritance money coming to them — if they only knew where to look and how to claim it. So what can you do to recover those lost assets? Three nice Jewish boys are hoping you would ask.



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