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An Attack Waiting to Happen

Binyamin Rose

33 minutes, 3 jihadist terror squads, 129 people slaughtered: France searches for solutions to thwart homegrown jihadis. Binyamin Rose reports.

 

Cholent with the Gauchos

Ari Greenspan and Ari Z. Zivotofsky

We knew there were large Jewish communities in the big cities of Argentina, but entire kehillos of Jewish ranchers on the vast South American pampas? Although today the town of Moises Ville is but a remnant of its Jewish heyday, we were able to meet the last of the Yiddishe gauchos, whose grandparents fled from pogroms and oppression to stake out their turf in the Southern Hemisphere.

 

Me, Inc.

Gila Arnold

The job title “freelancer” once meant “underemployed” or “between jobs,” but today a growing number are choosing the career over traditional employment. With the Web opening up labor markets around the world, writers, graphic designers, and virtual assistants are finding lucrative — and sometimes even steady — employment working for no one but themselves.

 

Jonathan Pollard: Out of Prison but Still Under Guard

Binyamin Rose

Freedom is a relative term. While Jonathan Pollard is grateful and appreciative that he can now recite Modeh Ani in the confines of a Manhattan studio apartment instead of behind bars in Butner, North Carolina, his road to rehabilitation remains strewn with legal barricades.



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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