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From the First Date to the Broken Plate

Yisroel Besser

They get hundreds of calls and e-mails a day, and can’t walk into shul without being approached by desperate parents and relatives. A private conversation with Lakewood’s busiest shadchanim — Rabbis Meir Levi, Shloime Lewenstein, and Tzadok Katz.

 

Cotton Futures Capital Gain

Binyamin Rose

Just seven years ago, Tom Cotton was fighting for his life in Iraq. And last week, the freshman Republican Congressman from Arkansas announced his candidacy for US Senate, with some pundits predicting Cotton might even find himself on the national ticket in 2016. In this exclusive interview on the eve of his maiden trip to Israel, Rep. Cotton explains why America is still at war, why he voted against the aid package for Hurricane Sandy, and what’s stopping the Mideast peace process from moving forward.

 

"We’ll Fight This One Together"

Esther Teichtal

When Professor Mark Glaser chose oncology as his medical field, it wasn’t a statement about death, but about life and the lengths he’s willing to go to preserve it. But not all his patients chose life at all costs. His most famous, a British parliamentarian, preferred to die in her glory —and it was up to him to keep it a secret.



 
Hidden Power
Yonoson Rosenblum One never knows the power of his or her mitzvos
Can You Tell a Phony?
Eytan Kobre “You’re not using the phone; the phone is using you”
Grief and Gratitude
Yisroel Besser The deepest, most sophisticated truth in the world
Nobody's Perfect
Alexandra Fleksher With the gift of maturity, we learn to accept
Colossal Humility
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The last words I ever heard from my rebbi
Ready and Waiting
Baruch S. Fertel, MD, MPA, FACEP Why does everything take so long in the ER?
Bless You!
Faigy Peritzman Blessings don't create anything new in the natural world
Ready, Set, Succeed!
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Ensure success with explicit, doable instructions
The Radiance of Surrender
Mrs Shani Mendlowitz Honest admission reveals your inner radiance