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Ward Crimes

Bracha Greenfield

He claimed he was an impoverished end-stage cancer sufferer at Sloan Kettering with a wife and “zeese kinderlach” back in Denver, ingratiating himself with families of other patients and davening by the bedsides of their loved ones

 

100 Years in the Making

Yonoson Rosenblum

Bernard Lewis, who just celebrated his centennial, is the Middle East’s most venerated scholar, and a voice of clarity among the region’s distorted facts and fabrications

 

No Farther than Here

Maayan David

What is life like on the world’s remotest settled island? Journalist Andy Isaacson took the week-long boat trip from Cape Town to find out

 

Mishpacha’s Vision Goes Braille

Barbara Bensoussan

Audio Torah software give the vision-impaired access to an entire library of seforim. But what about on Shabbos? Mishpacha is now available in Braille

 

On Site with Artisan Jeweler David Baruch

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

A visit to artisan jeweler David Baruch in his home in Biriya, a village overlooking Tzfas

 

Miami Wages War On Zika

Binyamin Rose

A mosquito species that’s apparently reached the mainland US from South America carrying the Zika virus has become the number one health scare of 2016

 

Europe Funding Terrorists’ Defense

Ariel Ben Solomon

“When a terrorist kills a Jew, he knows that in Israeli jail his rights are very broad and conditions are better than for regular criminals”

 

Changing the Narrative on Israel

Binyamin Rose

“America usually deploys elsewhere in defense of itself, whereas in Israel, there’s an existential nature of what Israeli forces face in defending their homeland” – Pete Hegseth

 

Lifelines: Up from Rock Bottom

C. Saphir

When I was learning, I was a star. But when I got into a bad rut, not only was I into bad stuff, I’d bring other guys down with me

 

Summer Job: Chapter 18

Dov Haller

She’d forgotten many speeches she’d heard as a kallah, but she remembered this one, about how boys today were different, how they took vacation seriously



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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