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Connecting the Dots

Yisroel Besser

Dr. Michael Steinhardt believes it’s unfair to simply label a child with a medical acronym and fill a prescription, or chase after a “surefire” alternative remedy. The leading neuropsychologist says identifying underlying causes of a child’s difficulties sets the stage for a healing action plan.

 

Forever Faithful?

Avi Friedman

Druze Israelis have bravely served in Israel’s military and police force for decades, and the death of Officer Zidan Saif in Har Nof in November only highlighted their dedication. But while Druze remain loyal to the state, perceived discrimination is becoming an acute source of frustration and hurt.

 

When My Aryeh Broke

Shimon Breitkopf and Aryeh Ehrlich

She’d always dreamed that he would be a rosh yeshivah, but Rav Ovadiah encouraged her to stand by her husband as he skyrocketed through the very public and stormy world of Israeli politics. In round two of Aryeh Deri’s Knesset career as returning head of Shas, Mrs. Yaffa Deri stood enthusiastically at her husband’s side — and remains there, even as he’s been shamed and shattered.

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Vi Elult’zich?
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