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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.”



 
Letters That Speak
Shoshana Friedman They tell us what it is that our readers want
Peddlers of Hope and Faith
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A personal tribute to two warriors of the spirit
Coddled on Campus
Yonoson Rosenblum Animosity against Jewish students going strong
Take Yes for an Answer
Eytan Kobre We’re not rage monkeys with skullcaps
Sefirah? What's Sefirah?
Rabbi Henoch Plotnik A tragedy swept under the rug?
Top 5 Jewish Reminders
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Have we lost our ability to remember?
Work/Life Solutions with Mordy Golding
Moe Mernick "It’s okay to change the plan as you go"
A Modern Eternal Flame
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman The classic rabbinic dictum still stands
I Don't Work on Shabbos
Baruch S. Fertel, MD, MPA, FACEP with Zivia Reischer You don't cut corners with Yiddishkeit
Mood Mix with Sheya Mendlowitz
Riki Goldstein "It’s a truly heilige niggun"
Truth Will Tell
Faigy Peritzman To constantly be in a state of upward motion
Mad at Dad
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Why many fathers get a bad rap
Eternal Victory
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz To be personable, you need to develop your personality
The Baker: Part IV
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer "She’s just a pareve version of her potential self”