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Hearts of the Fathers

Aharon Granot

It’s no longer breaking news that many young people in Poland have discovered their Jewish roots after grandparents — natural or adoptive — came clean with deathbed confessions. But what is news is how elderly Jews themselves, concealed as Christians in order to be saved, have begun to return together with the next generation.

 

The Future is Now

Refoel Pride

Need a wrench? Input a digital code on your printer and… presto. Three-dimensional printing is here, and an Israeli company is a world leader in a field that some are calling a second industrial revolution.

 

Keep it Cheap

Ruti Kepler

They started out selling milk and bread out of a truck. Who would have thought the company that sprang up from that early-morning venture would net them 140 million shekels? But Aryeh Baum has no desire to retire. Instead, he’s creating more and more stores for budget-conscious shoppers to fill up their carts and get out in a hurry.



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Think It Through
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The import of the name Anshei Knesses Hagedolah
Face the Facts: Don’t Suppress Them
Yonoson Rosenblum The left behaves more and more like a cult
You Never Looked So Good
Eytan Kobre Growing hunger for the fleeting high of the superficial
Top 5 Shiur Title Techniques
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin The answer to “what’s it about?” can fill or empty rooms
Power of Suggestion
Rachel Bachrach Mikey Benzaken is a stage hypnotist based in Jerusalem
Make It Happen
Jacob L. Freedman “If I’m a bum then let me be a bum”
Hard Knocks
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The Langer boys never forgot that apology
The Classic That Almost Didn’t Make the Cut
Riki Goldstein “It took only ten minutes to write, so we weren’t sure”
Hevel Pihem Keeps the World Going
Riki Goldstein The purity of their eyes and their innocent chatter
Yussi Sonnenblick never imagined they’d be singing “Eilecha” half a century later
Riki Goldstein “It’s nice to hear people still singing those songs”
The Rebbe’s Smile and the Rav’s Slap
Riki Goldstein “That was probably my most memorable performance”
Life in the Other Lane
Faigy Peritzman We should honor every Jew as if he were a talmid chacham
Needy
Sarah Chana Radcliffe The needier a person, the more they push people away
Touch of Light
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt “A person cannot live without any kavod”
Stay-at-Home Therapist: Part I
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer She turns to me. “You know the type, smart and silent?”