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The Simple Truth

Yisroel Besser

Rabbi Nota Schiller has been in the business of kiruv for the last 40 years, the founder of Ohr Somayach, and a charter member of the baal teshuvah yeshivah movement. While the times have changed, his method has not: give students the truth and everything else follows.

 

On Top of Walter’s World

Binyamin Rose

At 91, Walter Bingham is the oldest working field journalist in Israel, but his own life’s story is far more riveting than most things he’s covered. Bullied as a schoolboy in Germany and eyewitness to the local synagogue burning down on Kristallnacht, Walter fled to England on a Kindertransport, rebuilt his life in London, and has never stopped reinventing himself.

 

Emergency Export

Eliyahu Ackerman

The Jewish state is known for its high-tech advances, but the world is intrigued by another Israeli innovation – cutting down response time in a life-and-death crisis. One city across the Hudson searched for a better way to deal with medical emergencies, and turned to the Jerusalem-based United Hatzalah: “If it works for you, why not us?”



 
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Take Yes for an Answer
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Sefirah? What's Sefirah?
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Top 5 Jewish Reminders
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Moe Mernick "It’s okay to change the plan as you go"
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Truth Will Tell
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Eternal Victory
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