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Beating Back the Bully

Sarah Buzaglo

Boycott. Divestment. Sanctions. Decades ago, BDS was a weapon used against apartheid in South Africa. Today, it is being used against Israel and the Jewish nation. How we’re fighting back.

 

Zack Power

Baila Rosenbaum

Bright. Charming. Personable. Inspiring. Quadriplegic. All these describe Zack Pollack whose motivational speeches have galvanized scores to become better, stronger, and happier people.

 

Rule of the Robots

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

Robots already make thousands of industries more efficient and daily life easier. They even provide child and elderly care. Will robots make humans obsolete?

 

What the Orlando Massacre Teaches Us

Binyamin Rose

If we’re open to learning, we can glean a lot from the Orlando Massacre. Here are 7 of the most crucial lessons.

 

Peace Has Its Risks

Binyamin Rose, with reporting from Yisrael Yoskovitz

Rumors are flying that Israel will soon announce its participation in a regional Middle East peace conference under Egyptian sponsorship.

 

The Kibbutz He Left Behind

Aharon Granot

The kibbutz Rabbi Yosef Chaim Hassan left behind had become an entirely different community, thanks to the genuine revolution he fomented, one person at a time.

 

Lifelines: Every Possible Avenue

C. Saphir

Nothing in my parents’ marriage had quite prepared me for what my own shanah rishonah would look like.

 

Summer Job: Chapter 8

Dov Haller

“Barry, it’s not forever. Hershel is an old man. The camp is his whole life, his whole chiyus. If you take it away from him, you’ll finish him off.”



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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