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Out-Scoop Your Conscience

Rachel Ginsberg

Pressured by editors who need to scoop the competition in a media society where fight for market share is a number-one priority, how far off their own moral course will reporters veer for a story?

 

Daughters At Risk

Guest Comments

Many readers have shared feedback to Rabbi Moshe Grylak’s series on young girls who no longer feel welcome in their own homes. The following is a sampling of the responses to this painful, confusing scenario, offered from four different perspectives.

 

At All Costs

Menachem Pines and Daniel Hofstedter

When the Maharil Diskin arrived in Yerushalayim in the late 1800s, he had already seen firsthand the devastation of the secular inroads into the Jewish educational system. Yerushalayim, he determined, would not succumb like the vulnerable communities of Europe. Today, say leaders of chareidi institutions, the battle is still on.



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Do You Know Where You’re Going?
Rabbi Moshe Grylak If Mrs. Esterhazy hadn’t gotten sick
Birthright Drops Reform
Yonoson Rosenblum The numbers tell the sad story
With Fresh Eyes
Eytan Kobre Members of an ever-tying people
Gift-Giving Guide
Yisroel Besser There’s a skill to giving a teacher a gift
Time for a Career Change
Jacob L. Freedman “How can a bochur even afford to smoke?”
Today I Am a (Learned? Committed?) Jewish Man
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Are bar mitzvah celebrations good for the Jews?
Major in Mothering
Faigy Peritzman “How do you picture marriage? Discussing quantum theory?...
When Parents Disagree
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Connecting heart-to-heart when you don’t see eye-to-eye
En Route: Food for Thought
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz The bread we eat today also comes from heaven
The Twins: Part II
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer “Bead,” she says again, with a little smirk
Dear Acquaintance
Your Possible Friend at the Clinic Why do you make it harder for me — and for you?