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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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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