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Voices from the Inaugural Crowd

Omri Nahmias, Washington, D. C.

The carnival atmosphere that gripped Washington in the days leading up to the transfer of power was either a celebration or a dirge. Mishpacha reports from Washington

 

With Loyalty and Love

Yisroel Besser

It was how Rav Mordechai Berg delivered his message that was different, the love for his balabatim in each word and gesture. And then he was gone

 

Partners in Power

Sarah Pardes

Martial artists Boaz Barr and David Djaoui are helping citizens in Jewish communities around the world fend off terror attacks and stay safe

 

Israel Navigates the Trump Era

Binyamin Rose

New administration an opportunity, not a wishing well

 

Will Trump and AIPAC Make Up?

Jacob Kornbluh

Ambassador-designate to Israel claims Trump has great respect for AIPAC

 

Israel’s Bedouin Take Radical Turn

Ariel Ben Solomon

How will Israel deal with changing Bedouin residents’ issues?

 

Oneg Shabbos: Court of Appeal

Yeruchem Yitzchak Landesman

In his dream, he saw himself ailing and weak, while the news spread throughout the city that the Rav was in grave danger

 

Lifelines: No Such Thing as Hopeless

C. Saphir

For her and my father, who had grown up in an anti-Semitic communist environment, my leanings toward frumkeit were a dangerous return to the shtetl

 

Summer Job: Chapter 39

Dov Haller

She’d been crying. She’d actually stopped here hoping for a good cry, the empty gravel parking lot alongside what was now a Quickway



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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?”