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Who’s Got the Winning Edge?

Binyamin Rose, Omri Nahmias

The polls show Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in a dead heat, which means both candidates are breaking a sweat preparing for the presidential debates

 

Safety Net

Rachel Ginsberg

The staggering number of recent suicides among the Orthodox has pushed Dr. Michael Bunzel to create a safe environment for religious Jews to get help

 

Rebuilt from the Inside

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

Aharon Botzer, founder of Livnot U’Lehibanot, once trod his own path of self-discovery towards Jewish identity, before discovering a unique way to help unaffiliated Jewish youths find theirs

 

Play Your Cards Right

Sara Glaz

It’s tempting to think about retiring early and receiving seemingly infinite Social Security checks, but without the know-how you could end up leaving thousands behind

 

5 Pros and Cons of the MOU

Binyamin Rose

Facts and figures on the new $38 billion military aid agreement between the US and Israel

 

New York on Edge — Once Again

Sarah Buzaglo

Terror is terror no matter what you call it

 

Will the PA Really Pay Up?

Ariel Ben Solomon

Why does Israel forgive and forego debts — millions of dollars in debts — owed by the Palestinian Authority?

 

Lifelines: Inside-Out Healing

C. Saphir

I wasn’t excited about the prospect of going gluten-free, but it was less frightening than the prospect of chronic pain and progressive debilitation

 

Summer Job: Chapter 22

Doc Haller

Chaim goes to a wedding he doesn’t really want to attend, just to go somewhere with Rivky



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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