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In Search of the Hidden Yidden

Eytan Kobre

For Rabbi Abie Iktin, summer’s end means one thing: Elul’s here, and he’s off to bring his lost brothers a taste of Yom Tov spirit

 

Skis on Ice

Barbara Bensoussan

Abraham Leib Berenstein was living a glamorous life, jetting around the world as a ski instructor and movie stuntman, until discovering the thrill of Torah

 

Partners, Inc.

Sara Glaz

With 50 percent of all businesses failing before their fourth birthday, start-ups need mentors like bees need honey

 

In Command

Shlomi Gil

Ofer Langer was an Israel Air Force commander living a double life. The day he decided to put on his kippah, everything changed

 

A Lesson on 9/11 from 1961

Binyamin Rose

What Trump and Clinton can learn from Ike Eisenhower

 

Hummus, Not Hamas

Ariel Ben Solomon

It isn’t that Israeli Arabs have become Zionists, but most have become realistic, realizing that Israel is now too powerful to be destroyed.

 

British Battle in Fight against Anti-Semitism

James Marlow, London

Europe is now panicking because thousands of Jews are leaving for Israel, while more and more Muslims are arriving, setting the stage for Islamic extremism

 

Lifelines: Straight A’s

C. Saphir

When Yosef came home, my complaints would start. “I can’t take another minute of this! Here’s the baby. I haven’t sat down all day!”

 

Cut ’n Paste: Still There

Schlomo Yaakovsohn

Ethel, so often divorced from the world, was woken from her literal and figurative slumber by Millie’s yelling

 

Summer Job: Chapter 21

Dov Haller

It was as if Rivky had found a new project and it wasn’t him. She’d found herself a new cause — out of the house



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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