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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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Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
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Four Walls Coming Full Circle
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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
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Tali Messing
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Sick Note
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Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
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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
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Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
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