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Keep it Kosher

By Eytan Kobre

What’s really going on in the kashrus industry of 2013? Five ofNorth America’s top kashrus experts step up to the plate for a candid look on what we’re eating — and what’s eating us.

 

Who Says 90 Is Old?

Malky Lowinger

They could be spending their days snoozing in a rocking chair, but seniors who are still working into their 90s know that punching the clock encourages better health, longer life span, sharpened cognitive skills, and greater happiness. For these nonagenarians, staying in the loop is the best way to retire.

 

The Unintended Historian

Yonoson Rosenblum

Israel’s 1967 war might have lasted only six days, but 46 years later journalists and historians are still arguing over what happened. Veteran journalist Avraham (Abe) Rabinovich, who has written extensively about Israel’s wars, rejoins the fray with the reissue of his landmark work, The Battle for Jerusalem: the Unintended Conquest.



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Think It Through
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The import of the name Anshei Knesses Hagedolah
Face the Facts: Don’t Suppress Them
Yonoson Rosenblum The left behaves more and more like a cult
You Never Looked So Good
Eytan Kobre Growing hunger for the fleeting high of the superficial
Top 5 Shiur Title Techniques
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin The answer to “what’s it about?” can fill or empty rooms
Power of Suggestion
Rachel Bachrach Mikey Benzaken is a stage hypnotist based in Jerusalem
Make It Happen
Jacob L. Freedman “If I’m a bum then let me be a bum”
Hard Knocks
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The Langer boys never forgot that apology
The Classic That Almost Didn’t Make the Cut
Riki Goldstein “It took only ten minutes to write, so we weren’t sure”
Hevel Pihem Keeps the World Going
Riki Goldstein The purity of their eyes and their innocent chatter
Yussi Sonnenblick never imagined they’d be singing “Eilecha” half a century later
Riki Goldstein “It’s nice to hear people still singing those songs”
The Rebbe’s Smile and the Rav’s Slap
Riki Goldstein “That was probably my most memorable performance”
Life in the Other Lane
Faigy Peritzman We should honor every Jew as if he were a talmid chacham
Needy
Sarah Chana Radcliffe The needier a person, the more they push people away
Touch of Light
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt “A person cannot live without any kavod”
Stay-at-Home Therapist: Part I
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer She turns to me. “You know the type, smart and silent?”