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The Arson Intifada

Binyamin Rose

Hundreds of fires wreaked havoc in the lives of thousands of Israelis last week, but the bigger question is when and if it will happen again

 

Keeper of the Songs

David Damen

Reb Ben Zion Shenker, who passed away last week at 91, bequeathed an enduring legacy of how profound, exacting neginah can make the soul soar

 

The End Game

Machla Abramovitz

It’s a new world. Messianic progressives have joined Muslim jihadis to embrace a common apocalyptic narrative with an ultimate enemy — Israel. Introducing millennialism: where progressivism and jihad meet

 

Counting the Waze to Success

Ariel Ben Solomon

Speaking to a chareidi audience of budding entrepreneurs in Jerusalem, Waze founder Noam Bardin drew a road map for success in high tech

 

Sneak Attack at Trump Tower

Yossi Elituv

Bennett’s visit takes Netanyahu by surprise

 

A Bully Pulpit and Policy Vehicle

Binyamin Rose

What Orthodox Jews expect Betsy DeVos to bring to the Department of Education

 

The Headline that Waited 20 Years

Binyamin Rose

Castro’s death and the Jews

 

Lifelines: Thanking the Doctor

C. Saphir

Doctors aren’t prophets. They have permission to heal, but not to make predictions. But only several years later did I learn Who the true Healer is

 

Summer Job: Chapter 31

sighed. “I have no clue. Is that really my job? And what do I know about breakouts?”



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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