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Early Riser

Binyamin Rose, Miami Beach

No matter how busy he is, no matter how many directions he’s being pulled in or how many people are clamoring for his attention, when Rav Yochanan Zweig speaks with you, you have his undivided interest. As the human connection to Torah for so many types of Jews in Miami Beach, the Rosh Yeshivah says he has a sacred obligation to each one — to help all of them become the best Jews they can be.

 

A Time to Reap

Yael Ehrenpreis Meyer

He was the man who created the thickest tomatoes for Heinz ketchup, the greenest peas for Green Giant. After decades as a world-class plant breeder, Dan Nadel — World War II veteran, hybrid vegetable creator, pioneer Israeli seed developer, and proud Jew — looks back on nine decades to appreciate what he has sown.

 

Into the Shark Tank

Barbara Bensoussan

It looked like the script of a game show, but this time the stakes were higher. As young Jewish activists were grilled as they competed for funds from heavyweight donors, the cheering audience realized that when it comes to tzedakah, everyone wins.

 

Until 120

Miri Gross

You’re burned-out, anxiety-ridden, lamenting your brain fog, and concerned that your body just isn’t bouncing back like it used to. Can signing up with an anti-aging practitioner really reverse the downward spiral and get you young again?



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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”