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Invest in Eternity

Eytan Kobre

Rabbi David Ozeri, leader of Brooklyn’s Syrian Orthodox community, is still haunted by a childhood encounter in the principal’s office, when a melamed had to beg his boss for five dollars for a Yom Tov expense. Nearly half a century later, he’s galvanized his own community and the larger Orthodox world to join him in giving rebbeim back the stature and backing they deserve.

 

Making the Cut

Ari Greenspan and Ari Z. Zivotofsky

Kosher meat has always been a big business, and today, for Israeli consumers at least, South America is the main source for that beefed-up industry. But we wanted to know: who are the men on the front lines, the shochtim and mashgichim who spend months at a time away from their families in the distant grazing lands of the Pampas, in order to put that Yom Tov staple on our table?

 

Still Smiling

Shlomi Gil

Who was this bearded man in the big hat and bright stripes that looked so much like the murdered clown?



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With All Due Respect
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The honor of every human being
What We Lost
Yonoson Rosenblum A long view, a larger perspective
Reprobate Return
Eytan Kobre Loyalty to the true and the morally upright
My Own Gentle Giant
Jacob L. Freedman Finn smirked. “Do whatever you want, Dr. Israel”
Individually United
Faigy Peritzman Two contradictions classify the Korban Pesach as a chok
Hearing Problems
Sarah Chana Radcliffe In fight mode, you may hear attacks never said
An Equal Focus
Rebbetzin Shira Smiles Remaining true to our most authentic feminine selves
The Marketer, Part I
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer “I’m late, my work is late, I come to meetings late”
Dear Neighbor and Friend
Words Unspoken I know you’ve been given challenging kids