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Thousands of bochurim have gone through the yeshivah system without tasting the full strength of Torah’s otherworldly sweetness. Many only open a Gemara during seder or at test time; others feel Gemara learning just isn’t for them. How can a bochur learn in a way that when he goes through the Gemara, the Gemara also goes through him? Rabbi Dovid Newman’s students are testimony that he’s found an answer.
The disgrace and humiliation ex-convicts must endure after being released and reintegrated is no secret, but even those who don’t feel shamed by their deeds must cope with the deep psychological effects of incarceration. Jonathan Pollard might get a hero’s welcome when he’s paroled, but after 30 years in prison, will his transition into the free world be any smoother than the rest?
Like relatives who fight over a windfall inheritance, Israelis have been locked in a tussle over the newfound wealth from natural gas discoveries. How should the pot be divided between the exploration companies, the government, and the citizens?
How much purchasing power do 40,000 families have? Enough to keep staple items rock bottom and enjoy affordable fresh produce. It’s about strength in numbers and the bountiful blessings of unity.