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Gardening Tools

Yisroel Besser

Rav Shalom Arush has unleashed a revolution of faith with his books on emunah, gratitude, and peace in the home. He concedes it’s an unlikely success for a Moroccan-born Breslov baal teshuvah.

 

Barbed Wire Haven

Michal Eisikowitz

With its barbed wire, wooden barracks, and military patrols,Oswego’s old army fort might have looked like a concentration camp. Yet the small town in upstateNew Yorkwas actually the one bright light within a dark and shameful presidential policy.

 

To the Mountain & Back

As told to Brocha Miller

It started as a search for meaning, and almost ended on a lonely snow-covered mountain. Shmuel Abramson recalls the hiking adventure that took him to a place he never knew existed, a trail that led to a different world.

 

Upping the Ante

Barbara Bensoussan

Hidden away on the 12th floor of a narrow building onWest 30th StreetinManhattan, Kestenbaum & Company is the type of place you’d walk right by if you weren’t in the know. But once you step out of the elevator and are buzzed in through a nondescript door, you enter to find … a Judaica lover’s cave of treasures.



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A Response to "Too Far from Home"
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “Chareidi Israel is not happy to absorb immigrants”
Life after Kollel
Yonoson Rosenblum Remaining a ben Torah requires remaining a bar daas
Angel's Advocate
Eytan Kobre Because this is how’s it’s supposed to be always
Bring Back the Wonder
Yisroel Besser Look around and say, “Ribbono shel Olam, wow!”
Make Your Words Count
Rabbi Shneur Aisenstark This story delivers two sobering lessons for all of us
I Know of What I Speak
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman I would allow my mask to fall, my soul to be revealed
Meet the Tzaddik
Jacob L. Freedman “Aren’t there meds that can get him back to yeshivah?”
Two centuries later, the Chasam Sofer’s niggunim are heard again
Riki Goldstein The musical side of the Chasam Sofer dynasty
How Do You Think of These Words?
Riki Goldstein “For me, the words are the neshamah of the song”
The Song I Can't Stop Singing: Shlomo Simcha
Riki Goldstein “Which song are you connecting to this season?”
Megama Had the Magic
Riki Goldstein Remembering Moshe Yess a”h and Shalom Levine a”h
Living Beyond the Moment
Faigy Peritzman Someone steeped in Torah always lives beyond the moment
Uncertainty
Sarah Chana Radcliffe We can only be sure that we can never be sure
Instinctive Knowledge
With Rav Moshe Wolfson, written by Baila Vorhand Jewish babies are born knowing Hashem
The Gardener: Part II
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer “It’s a secret language called body language”