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Are You Telling the Truth?

Barbara Bensoussan

Dr. David Lieberman, a popular leader in the field of human behavior and relationships who has penned numerous self-help books, has used his techniques for consulting for the FBI and constructing personality-profiled shidduch databases. What’s next for New York Times best-selling author and Lakewood resident “Dr. Dave”?

 

The Fire and the Light: The Mystical World of Rav Eliezer Berland

Aryeh Ehrlich

What is it about Rav Eliezer Berland that causes hundreds of followers to flock to his building, spending the night on the street, just to get a glimpse of his countenance? In a rare conversation with the media, the formerly litvishe genius and founder of the Shuvu Banim community talks about how he came to Breslov, why his followers are fearlessly dedicated to kivrei tzaddikim at all costs, how he traversed Lebanon looking for MIAs, and how the world is ready for massive teshuvah.

 

Jews Stick to Their Guns

Brocha Miller

While American Jews have historically been at the forefront of gun control legislation and the banning of firearms, the guy sitting next to you in shul might own a gun and even go to target practice every week. They might not advertise it, but many Orthodox Jews are proud of their weapons and believe those guns help keep their families safe.

 

Six Takeaways from the Israeli Elections

Binyamin Rose

The young and the disaffected turned out in force, expressing their frustration with monopolistic pricing, stagnant salaries, and exorbitant housing prices, catapulting dozens of rookie MKs into the Knesset. What else happened when Israelis went to the polls last week?

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