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The Eighth Man

Yisroel Besser

Rabbi Eliezer Sorotzkin, the director of Lev L’Achim, is a respected figure across secular Israel, from his hometown of Netanya to the tiny moshavim where his organization reaches thousands of unaffiliated Jews. So why in the world would he want to run for Knesset?

 

The Next Link

Eytan Kobre

Rav Chaim Epstein understood that his role as rosh yeshivah was so much more than saying deep shiurim. It was about transmitting the treasure he himself received, about taking the talmid by the hand and teaching the sacred steps that are at the very core of high-level study.

 

Is Something Rotten In The State Of New York?

Binyamin Rose, with reporting from Eytan Kobre

The Empire State has seen more than a dozen legislators indicted or convicted on corruption charges in the last decade — more than any other state in the union. Are the rules different in Albany?

 

The Man Who Knew Too Much

Rachel Ginsberg

Who wanted Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman dead ? Iranian operatives? government loyalists? The President and Foreign Minister? While we may never know who pulled the trigger, Nisman’s Jewish Jerusalem-based friend and confidant has already released his secrets.

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Fallen Idols
Rabbi Moshe Grylak Even the best of values can become idolatry
Declaring Bankruptcy
Yonoson Rosenblum The implosion of the Conservative movemen
Something from Nothing
Eytan Kobre Israel should go for a bigger win than baseball
The Business Trip
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger Sometimes business trips aren’t strictly business
Death and Taxes
Jacob L. Freedman Aliyah ups, downs, and all-arounds
Perspective Shift
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman Single, female, Orthodox, adult: not an oxymoron
Mission with Ambition
Faigy Peritzman The way you see her is what she will become
Drop the Nagging
Sarah Chana Radcliffe You can gain cooperation, but not by nagging
Trying Our Patience
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Savlanus isn’t just patience, it’s endurance
Redeeming Factor
Shoshana Itzkowitz “When was the last time we ate a meal behind the dryer?”