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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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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