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Above and Beyond

Yisroel Besser and Mishpacha Contributors

Rav Moshe Shapira drank from the reservoirs of virtually every major yeshivah, distilling their waters into his own unique offering of life-giving wisdom

 

With Every Breath

Eliezer Shulman

Professor Eliyahu Sorkin witnessed his own Chanukah miracle last week while treating Rav Aharon Leib Steinman in Maayanei Hayeshuah’s ICU

 

One-Way Flight

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

Arthur Cohen and Jaap Sanders rescued over 3,000 Jews stranded in Pakistan after fleeing Iran. Two decades later, Jaap Sanders reveals the story — or at least, what he can

 

Is the IDF Handcuffing Soldiers?

Binyamin Rose

Tight engagement rules take fight from troops

 

Trump Pushes His Own Hot Button

President-elect’s tweets broadcast support for Israel

 

Fighting the Global Corruption Epidemic

Machla Abramovitz

The cost of bribery hovers at $1 trillion a year

 

The Last Word: Sage Advice

Shimon Breitkopf

MKs receive pivotal guidance from Rav Aharon Leib Steinman

 

Lifelines: Weighty Deliberations

C. Saphir

I wasn’t fat, I just had a good appetite, and needed fuel to keep me going both in the beis medrash and on the court

 

Summer Job: Chapter 37

Dov Haller

“Reimer is really shaking things up, pushing the head staff, actually spending money. It’s like he’s trying to make it a real camp”



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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you