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Back to Benghazi

James Marlow, London

Nearly five decades after Libya’s Jewish expulsion, expat and international rights advocate Raphael Luzon still had faith in restitution — until he found himself with a gun at his head

 

Making the Grade

Riki Goldstein

The mechanech’s job has evolved to include much more than imparting knowledge and grading quizzes. Are they up to the task? Is there a choice?

 

Crimes on Ice

Shira Isenberg

What cases have been left unsolved by the United State’s top crime-fighting agency? Despite the bureau’s best detectives and the most sophisticated methods, the FBI doesn’t always get its man

 

Is There Really a Jewish Vote?

Binyamin Rose

Emotion sways voters more than devotion

 

Israeli-Arabs Fed Up with MKs

Ariel Ben Solomon

Do Arab MKs represent the interests of their constituents?

 

Sadiq Khan’s Outreach to London Jews

James Marlow, London

London mayor takes a stand against anti-Jewish harassment

 

Luck of the Draw

Yehudit Garmaise

Artist Marc Lumer sketches new adventures out of old stories

 

LifeLines: Captain of the Sinking Ship

C. Saphir

I couldn’t believe it — the boat was sinking! “Everybody out of the boat!” I commanded. “We’re going to have to swim to shore”

 

Summer Job: Chapter 26

Dov Haller

Chaim tells Chana Leeba he’s taking the job



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A Response to "Too Far from Home"
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “Chareidi Israel is not happy to absorb immigrants”
Life after Kollel
Yonoson Rosenblum Remaining a ben Torah requires remaining a bar daas
Angel's Advocate
Eytan Kobre Because this is how’s it’s supposed to be always
Bring Back the Wonder
Yisroel Besser Look around and say, “Ribbono shel Olam, wow!”
Make Your Words Count
Rabbi Shneur Aisenstark This story delivers two sobering lessons for all of us
I Know of What I Speak
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman I would allow my mask to fall, my soul to be revealed
Meet the Tzaddik
Jacob L. Freedman “Aren’t there meds that can get him back to yeshivah?”
Two centuries later, the Chasam Sofer’s niggunim are heard again
Riki Goldstein The musical side of the Chasam Sofer dynasty
How Do You Think of These Words?
Riki Goldstein “For me, the words are the neshamah of the song”
The Song I Can't Stop Singing: Shlomo Simcha
Riki Goldstein “Which song are you connecting to this season?”
Megama Had the Magic
Riki Goldstein Remembering Moshe Yess a”h and Shalom Levine a”h
Living Beyond the Moment
Faigy Peritzman Someone steeped in Torah always lives beyond the moment
Uncertainty
Sarah Chana Radcliffe We can only be sure that we can never be sure
Instinctive Knowledge
With Rav Moshe Wolfson, written by Baila Vorhand Jewish babies are born knowing Hashem
The Gardener: Part II
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer “It’s a secret language called body language”