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The Voice at the Other End

Yisroel Besser

For too many kids today, the scourge of abuse leads to harmful behaviors like drug addiction and worse. Zvi Gluck is the man at the crossroads

 

Memories of Forgotten Times

Riki Goldstein

Reb Aron Tenenbaum saw chassidic royalty, faced death in seven concentration camps, rebuilt a successful life in Italy, and finally realized his dream in Jerusalem

 

Too Safe to Run

Eliyahu Ackerman

After the Irgun warned the British of the imminent explosion at the King David Hotel, why didn’t they evacuate? Seventy years later, there’s an answer

 

Two Hijacked Parties, One Monumental Election

Binyamin Rose

Have both major political parties been hijacked by fringe elements?

 

Democrats Leave Philly with Good Vibrations, But Will It Last?

Binyamin Rose, Philadelphia

Come November, we’ll know whether Hillary made her case. If the convention is any guide, her own delegates need no convincing, but for Clinton to prevail in the general election, in what her top aides admit will be a close race, she must win over Bernie Sanders Democrats. It would also help to take a good share of Republican voters unhappy with their party’s nominee

 

The Last Word: It Could Happen to Anyone

Chananel Shapiro

How do you acknowledge a grieving father who, by his own admission of having a “memory blackout,” forgot his infant daughter in a steaming hot car?

 

Lifelines: Of Honeysuckle and Sepsis

C. Saphir

This is strange, I thought. Maybe I should take him to the doctor now

 

Summer Job: Chapter 15

Dov Haller

Chaim Reimer’s kids powwow over their father

 

Lifelines: Celebrating a Legacy

C. Saphir

Within minutes, Hatzolah whisked him off to the hospital, but by the time he got there, it was too late



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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