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Vision for his People

Aryeh Ehrlich

Who could have imagined that the Kalover Rebbe — the spiritual shepherd who’s touched the lives of hundreds of thousands of Jews over four decades of traveling the world — would lie paralyzed, unable to move, speak, or breathe on his own, communicating only with his eyes? Yet the ALS that has ravaged his body hasn’t

 

A Heartbeat Away from the Presidency

Binyamin Rose

Donald Trump is experiencing his own version of the shidduch crisis. He doesn’t seem to have a trophy candidate or the perfect political soul mate. Some of the leading names have already given their “if asked, I will not accept” speeches.

 

Into the Outback

Barbara Bensoussan

Somewhere in our collective unconscious, we sense that young people only become adults by venturing into uncharted territory, accepting risks and surmounting challenges. Until recent times, we lived close enough to the natural world that people routinely faced the tests of survival and the elements. Today, where does a young person go to be challenged?



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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