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Never Give Up

Menachem Pines

Rav Moshe Mordechai Chodosh: a mirror to a past golden era, and a forward thinker who understood the nefesh and the challenges of today’s bochurim

 

Everything in Its Own Time

Binyamin Rose

Keeping one step ahead of Nazis, preserving Yiddishkeit at all costs: Rabbi Dov Eliach recounts years of tracking down survivors and compiling their stories.

 

Wall of Blessings

Shlomi Gil

He might look like any other Kosel schnorrer, but Reb Avrum Lipschitz-Brizel has spent 30 years secretly supporting dozens of indigent Holy City families

 

Lifta’s Last Stand

Aharon Granot

The next time you’re on Highway 1 to Jerusalem, look into the Lifta valley — because this tiny, pastoral village is in a fight for its life

 

Can Trump Get Back On Track?

Binyamin Rose

After mistake-filled week, campaign shifts back to issues

 

In the Heat of the Night

Eliezer Shulman

Palestinians enter Israel each day — some to find work, others to commit acts of terror

 

Mobility in War on Terror

Yermi Marlow, London

In the UK, anti-Semitic incidents rose to 557 cases in the first six months of 2016, up by 11%

 

Kidney Donor Riding High

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

Stephen Colman: “Anyone considering donating a kidney should know — it’s a tremendous mitzvah.”

 

Abandoned to Survive

Rabbi Moshe Grylak

The forest is swarming with Germans, and I’m just six years old, leading a group of even younger children through the trees. Now we’ve come to a fork. One path will lead to freedom, the other to certain death. I’ve never felt so forsaken…

 

Lifelines: Declaration of Independence

C. Saphir

It’s not pleasant knowing that people in my parents’ community think I’m a renegade, uncaring daughter. But I can’t allow their opinion of me to cloud the objective truth

 

Summer Job: Chapter 16

Dov Haller

“Look,” he said, “I’ll be honest with you, the rav asked me to meet, so here we are. I don’t really know you and you’re clearly good at what you do, everyone says you’re very smart. But I don’t see it as a fit, you know…”



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Not a Newspaper
Shoshana Friedman A deeper difference between newspapers and magazines
Services in Shards
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “Such a painful, malicious lie!”
The Pittsburgh Protests: All Politics All the Time
Yonoson Rosenblum The old rule — “no enemies on the left” — still applies
Danger: School Crossing
Eytan Kobre The hypocrisy of YAFFED’s assertion is breathtaking
Real Laughter and Real Tears
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger The two sides of a life lived with emunah
Work/Life Solutions with Eli Langer
Moe Mernick I was proud to be “that guy with the yarmulke”
Is Ktchong! a Mitzvah? When Prayer and Charity Collide
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman These cannot both be done effectively at the same time
An Honest Shidduch
Jacob L. Freedman “Baruch Hashem I’m cured, and this will be my secret”
A Blessing in Disguise
Riki Goldstein “I never thought the song would catch on as it has”
Ishay and Motti Strike a Common Chord
Riki Goldstein Bringing together two worlds of Jewish music
What’s your favorite Motzaei Shabbos niggun?
Riki Goldstein From the holy and separate back to the mundane
Rightfully Mine
Faigy Peritzman Don’t regret the job you didn’t land; it was never yours
Growing Greener Grass
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Nurture your blessings and watch them blossom
My Way or the High Way
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt We know what we want — but do we know what He wants?