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The RBS Experiment

Gila Arnold

It’s been called a bubble, a mini America. Soft landing awaits Anglo adults who make aliyah to Ramat Beit Shemesh, but is this a dangerous crutch to their kids?

 

A New Light

Hadas Afik

Both blind, Reb Chaim and Oriah Jerbi have never let the darkness prevent them from embracing the light. Today, the musician and his wife illuminate the way

 

Land of Fire & Ice

Aharon Granot, Siberia

Think of Siberia; you imagine infinite miles of frozen wasteland. Home to over 25 million people today, that hasn’t erased the past for those who remember yesteryear’s slave labor

 

Good Chemistry

Eytan Kobre

Dr. Emil Kon, a talmid chacham and man of science, has remained a faithful chassid — even if his rekel is a lab coat

 

What's Trump's Game with Russia?

Binyamin Rose

Cold War rivalry can heat up any time

 

Bidding Goodbye to Ban-Ki Moon

James Marlow, London

The Secretary-General leaves behind a legacy of acting in breach of his own charter

 

Dismantling Online Terror

Ariel Ben Solomon

Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Microsoft announce plans to create a common, shared database to root out extremists

 

Pro-Israel Groups Seek to Deter Obama at UN

Jacob Kornbluh

Will President Barack Obama oppose or veto anti-Israel resolutions before he leaves office?

 

Summer Job: Chapter 33

Dov Haller

“I’m sure they know what they’re doing,” he said, mocking her. “Like hiring Mr. Reimer with his tie made up to here, right?”

 

Lifelines: Hitting Streak

It’s the truth. I hit my kids. But my worst fear was that I would lose my children, so I was afraid to tell anyone how out-of-control I became



 
What Are We Supposed to Do?
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Badgered into Submission
Yonoson Rosenblum Avatars of political correctness in search of dissenters
Drinking Doubt Away
Eytan Kobre Meaning is indispensable for generating happiness
My Tale of Two Mentors
Rabbi Dovid M. Cohen I wish them both continued nachas and success until 120
Checks and Balances III
Mishpacha Readers The conversation continues...
Memorable Melodies of Modzhitz
Rabbi Mordechai Besser The struggling survivors became kings in shul on Shabbos
A Whole Song and Dance
Rabbi Ron Yitzchak Eisenman One of those small acts that are giant leaps of chesed
Diamonds
Jacob L. Freedman MD "Each Jewish woman is a bas Melech, Dr. Freedman!"
Streamlined Service
Riki Goldstein "JewishMusic Stream is still about classic kosher music”
Perfect Harmony
Riki Goldstein "The arrangements literally changed the entire song"
Hang On to the Glow
Riki Goldstein Back to the warm camp Shabbos memories
Marking Miracles
Faigy Peritzman The miracles are there, but our eyes are blind to them
Going Against the Current
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Wise to deny our kids something all their friends have?
Clothed in Splendor
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz When dressing up is spiritual, not superficial
The Spokesman: Part IV
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Every sentence tells a story; make yours well told