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Eye to Eye

Barbara Bensoussan

Rabbi Shaya Benstein believes in reaching autistic kids by getting down to their level, literally, and his techniques have people calling him a miracle worker

 

Bibi Rebranded

Yossi Elituv and Shimon Breitkopf

What happened at the off-the-record sit-down between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and the chareidi press? Has a new Bibi emerged?

 

Face-To-Face with Phil Goldfeder

Eytan Kobre

Has Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder proven it’s actually possible to enter the lion’s den of politics and emerge with one’s passion and principles intact?

 

Colombia No Lesson for Israel

Binyamin Rose

Though both are locked in combat against terror, not all risks for peace are created equal

 

Peace Train Stalled at Station

Yisrael Yoskovitz

Are reports of an Israel-Egypt regional peace conference premature?

 

Fatherhood Restored

Ariel Ben Solomon

Why weren’t fathers’ names being listed on their own children’s Israeli birth certificates?

 

Making It: Aliyah

Chaia Frishman

Real people, real issues, real accounts: This month, Mishpacha finds out how three families financially managed to fulfill their aliyah dreams

 

Lifelines: Driven to the Edge

C. Saphir

Driving without a license is dangerous, but which teenage boy thinks he’s going to get caught? Invincibility, thy name is adolescence

 

Cut ’n Paste: From a Mother’s Heart

Chana Golda (Shloimy’s Mother)

A letter to my son going away to yeshivah for the first time: There is no greater korban for a mother than this

 

Summer Job: Chapter 19

Dov Haller

The entire Levinsky family was there, crowded around their father’s bed, talking at once. It was, Chaim thought, the Levinskys being themselves



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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