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An Ache That Lasts Forever

C.B. Gavant

Eichah yashvah badad — Yerushalayim sits alone, bereft of her children. For some women this is deeply personal. Their children have been taken to a Better World, while they, the mothers, remain grappling with a heartbreaking reality. Three women share the experience of facing the unthinkable.

 

Taking Bubby Home

As told to Azriela Jaffe

She was the seventh-oldest known person in the world, and the oldest Jew. But to Brucha Weisberger, her husband Avraham, and their nine children, Evelyn (Chava Rivka) Kozak was simply, “Bubby.” In honor of her shloshim, Brucha shares the story of taking in and caring for her beloved grandmother.

 

Vegetable Soup for the Jewish Soul

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

Over the last few decades, there’s been a growing global trend toward vegetarianism. That trend is also influencing frum Jews. But is a vegetarian lifestyle compatible with Torah hashkafah? And how are vegetarians regarded in the frum community? Torah-observant vegetarians share their opinions and experiences.

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Winds of Fear
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The juxtaposition of Irma and Elul
Making Our Story His
Yonoson Rosenblum On Rosh Hashanah we do not hide
No Icing on the Cake
Eytan Kobre Society — and sanity — has lost
Soul Stirring
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger Simply put, the Yamim Noraim work
Day in the Life of Aaron Ovadia
Rachel Bachrach Aaron Ovadia’s Drops of Light Project
Even Your In-Laws
Jacob L. Freedman No big reward if it’s not tough
Connecting the Dots
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman The evil, the eclipse, the destruction, the goodness
Above the Clouds
Faigy Peritzman Taking no step of my journey for granted
Moving Forward
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Rosh Hashanah invites us into our future
Kings and Queens
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt Such is the power of kavod