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Teens at the Brink

Yael Schuster

The stories are painful, the reality heartbreaking. A disturbing number of our children are using drugs and many have become addicts. What can we do to stem the tide? Young people who’ve nearly drowned in those toxic waters discuss the pain of their struggles and the gift of their triumphs, while experts share lifesaving advice.

 

Nothing but the Truth

Eytan Kobre

From defending the underprivileged to winning millions in damages for brain-injured children, Sandy Rosenblum’s legal career has run the gamut. With roots in both Albany and Monsey, the New York bar star looks back on a long career to distill lessons of integrity and faith.

 

Tribes Lost and Found

Ari Z. Zivotofsky and Ari Greenspan

We arrived in Manipur unannounced, to get a bona fide glimpse into how the Bnei Menashe really live. We found young boys in yarmulkes and tzitzis, men devotedly going to shul each morning for a 90-minute Shacharis, women running their homes according to halachic standards. Are these indeed the Lost Tribes on their way back home?



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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
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Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
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Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without