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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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Seventy Years
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “The sword from without, and machlokes from within”
Helping Our Kids Find Their Mission
Yonoson Rosenblum The best home protection against the “foreign winds”
Meeting for Minchah
Eytan Kobre “A Ten-Minute Appointment for a Five-Minute Encounter”
Top 5 Jewish Grammar Mistakes
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Seeing the errors of our grammatical ways
The Missing Alef
Alef is not simply another letter in the Hebrew alphabet
What Are You Grateful For?
Jacob L. Freedman “I guess all we can do is to be grateful”
A Simple Offering
Faigy Peritzman Our obligations are measured according to our abilities
Building a Better Brain
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Make your home an emotionally safe place to be real
The Cyclist: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Rachel has advanced from “flustered” to “determined”
Wholly Holy
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Realize who you are and how you can impact this world