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The Price You Pay

Dovid Sussman

Email. Text Messages. Cell Phones. Social Media. The Internet. What was supposed to make us more productive and happier has actually made us lonelier, scatterbrained, and less able to communicate.

 

My Side of the Mountain

Rachel Ginsberg

She grew up in California with a father who ministered a parish of Christian Sabbath observers, married a Bible scholar who brought her to the Appalachian Mountains where they lived among destitute hillbillies for two decades, then journeyed with her ten children to a life of Torah in Israel. After years in obscurity, Tzirel Rus Berger is finally putting her life down on paper.

 

Bringing Legends to Life

Barbara Bensoussan

He’s young, energetic, and determined to put Sephardic history and Torah scholarship back on the map. It’s Yehuda Azoulay’s one-man campaign to honor Sephardic history.



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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
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”