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The Teimaner Rebbe

Yisroel Besser

He’s a Yemenite rav who wears a round chassidish hat and silk beketshe. He runs his yeshivah as a typical litvish institution, and his students include both chassidim and Sephardim. Rav Avner Halevi Afghin is a kabbalist who stresses practical halachah, a man who asks for no honor but whose adherents are strong and growing.

 

Solvent until 120

Sara Glaz

A frightening trend has emerged over the past few decades, as retirees have begun to outlive their wealth. But while some may see their nest egg disappear due to extravagant spending, most see another culprit: high health care costs. How can you ensure that your wealth will remain protected in your golden years?

 

Dressed for Success

Baila Rosenblum

The man who would become world-famous for dressing presidents and power players sewed his first stitch in the laundry rooms of Auschwitz .Today, his 27 secret measurements have garnered him a roster of grateful clients. But despite rubbing shoulders with rulers and crafting custom suits for VIPs, Martin Greenfield can’t forget where he came from.

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Sounds of Silence
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The Sages and their silences
The Slow Death of Europe
Yonoson Rosenblum What explains Europe’s self-destructive denial?
Time to Tell It Like It Is
Eytan Kobre Speak openly and honestly against evil
Vi Elult’zich?
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Elul waits for no one
Wild Card
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman “Welcome your son, even on Shabbos”
Good for You
Faigy Peritzman Friends and family tried to cheer me up. “It wasn’t your...
Unparallel Lives
Sarah Chana Radcliffe What to do when spouses live out of tandem
Dear Girl on the Fridge Magnet
Words Unspoken I could say, “Welcome to real life, honey!” as I notice ...