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Where Maryland Meets the Mir

Eytan Kobre

Rav Ahron Lopiansky was a maggid shiur in Mir Yerushalayim when he was invited to head a yeshivah in Silver Spring. What is it about Rav Ahron’s own background and experiences that has enabled him to successfully integrate the values and passion of the Mir into this quintessence of American suburbia?

 

Cities of Refuge

Aharon Granot

As Russian-backed separatists and Ukrainian nationalists continue to fight on Ukraine’s eastern border, masses of refugees have fled their war-torn, bombed-out towns — including thousands of Jews whose communities no longer exist. Aharon Granot traveled to Mariupol and Dnipropetrovsk to hear how these displaced Jews are trying to forge ahead.

 

Little Printer, Big Idea

Alexander Duncan

Everything is going mobile these days, so why not printers, too? That was the idea behind inventor Tuvia Elbaum’s Pocket Printer, a palm-sized device that aims to take on the big boys in the printer industry while revolutionizing the market.

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Sounds of Silence
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The Sages and their silences
The Slow Death of Europe
Yonoson Rosenblum What explains Europe’s self-destructive denial?
Time to Tell It Like It Is
Eytan Kobre Speak openly and honestly against evil
Vi Elult’zich?
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Elul waits for no one
Wild Card
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman “Welcome your son, even on Shabbos”
Good for You
Faigy Peritzman Friends and family tried to cheer me up. “It wasn’t your...
Unparallel Lives
Sarah Chana Radcliffe What to do when spouses live out of tandem
Dear Girl on the Fridge Magnet
Words Unspoken I could say, “Welcome to real life, honey!” as I notice ...