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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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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you