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Just Call Him “the Mash”

Eytan Kobre

Even as materialism and technology erode the spirit, legendary Rabbi Noah Weinberg’s first talmid, Rabbi Yisroel Blumenfeld, continues to reconnect boys with Yiddishkeit

 

A Drop in the Ocean

Dr. Ari Greenspan

It was the opportunity of my dreams: a week on a sailboat bobbing up and down on the ocean waves, not a soul in sight

 

Come My Way

Faygie Levy Holt

Smaller Jewish communities across the country are looking to grow numbers by enticing people away from big cities. Community recruiters make it happen

 

Can Anyone Make America Great Again?

Binyamin Rose

Donald Trump promises to make America great again. His opponent, Hillary Clinton, retorts those are merely code words for taking America backward.

 

In Turkey, the Real Coup Begins

Gershon Burstyn

The attempted coup in Turkey lasted less than 12 hours, but its failure will have repercussions for months to come

 

Trial and Error: Crowdfunding Support for the “Chevron Shooter”

Aharon Granot

Many on the left demanded the soldier’s immediate arrest and prosecution, while some on the right considered him a hero who liquidated a terrorist murderer. Much of the public was somewhere in the middle

 

Spotlight: Theresa May

James Marlow

Her rise to the top political job in England was steep and sudden, but Theresa May has stepped up with aplomb. Five things to know about Great Britian’s new prime minister

 

On Site: Akko

Chananel Shapiro

While the northern town of Akko is a social experiment by default, where Jews and Arabs live in mixed neighborhoods, it’s also a city where Torah life is on the upswing. Could this be the chareidi frontier of the future?

 

Lifelines: A Mother’s Love

Lifelines: A Mother’s Love

I felt the familiar feelings of frustration mixed with guilt starting to bubble up inside me, and I knew it was time for me to detach. I had done all I could for Aviva; now she was going to have to deal with the situation herself.

 

Cut ’n Paste: “Have You Seen My Bunk?”

Zack Saltman

Some people have been quoted as saying, “A day camp counselor is one of the easiest jobs in the world.” Of course, these people were all later identified as professional lion tamers.

 

Summer Job: Chapter 13

Dov Haller

Chaim delivers big news to Dovi Gelber

 

RNC 2016: The Right Place at the Right Time

Binyamin Rose, Cleveland

The morning buzz was more powerful than a double espresso at Starbucks: Considering how much Donald Trump loathes President Obama, it’s hard to believe that his campaign would copycat anything closely related to Michelle.

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Seventy Years
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “The sword from without, and machlokes from within”
Helping Our Kids Find Their Mission
Yonoson Rosenblum The best home protection against the “foreign winds”
Meeting for Minchah
Eytan Kobre “A Ten-Minute Appointment for a Five-Minute Encounter”
Top 5 Jewish Grammar Mistakes
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Seeing the errors of our grammatical ways
The Missing Alef
Alef is not simply another letter in the Hebrew alphabet
What Are You Grateful For?
Jacob L. Freedman “I guess all we can do is to be grateful”
A Simple Offering
Faigy Peritzman Our obligations are measured according to our abilities
Building a Better Brain
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Make your home an emotionally safe place to be real
The Cyclist: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Rachel has advanced from “flustered” to “determined”
Wholly Holy
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Realize who you are and how you can impact this world