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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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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