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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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Winds of Fear
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The juxtaposition of Irma and Elul
Making Our Story His
Yonoson Rosenblum On Rosh Hashanah we do not hide
No Icing on the Cake
Eytan Kobre Society — and sanity — has lost
Soul Stirring
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger Simply put, the Yamim Noraim work
Day in the Life of Aaron Ovadia
Rachel Bachrach Aaron Ovadia’s Drops of Light Project
Even Your In-Laws
Jacob L. Freedman No big reward if it’s not tough
Connecting the Dots
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman The evil, the eclipse, the destruction, the goodness
Above the Clouds
Faigy Peritzman Taking no step of my journey for granted
Moving Forward
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Rosh Hashanah invites us into our future
Kings and Queens
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt Such is the power of kavod