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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



 
Hidden Power
Yonoson Rosenblum One never knows the power of his or her mitzvos
Can You Tell a Phony?
Eytan Kobre “You’re not using the phone; the phone is using you”
Grief and Gratitude
Yisroel Besser The deepest, most sophisticated truth in the world
Nobody's Perfect
Alexandra Fleksher With the gift of maturity, we learn to accept
Colossal Humility
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The last words I ever heard from my rebbi
Ready and Waiting
Baruch S. Fertel, MD, MPA, FACEP Why does everything take so long in the ER?
Bless You!
Faigy Peritzman Blessings don't create anything new in the natural world
Ready, Set, Succeed!
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Ensure success with explicit, doable instructions
The Radiance of Surrender
Mrs Shani Mendlowitz Honest admission reveals your inner radiance