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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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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”
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!”
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