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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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Atonement — Fake and Real
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Four Walls Coming Full Circle
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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...
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Tali Messing
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Sick Note
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Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
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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
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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