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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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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?”