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Thrown Out into the Cold

Binyamin Rose, Amona

The 3,000 police who evacuated Amona last week hauled away 42 families from this contested hilltop to the now familiar chant of “Jews don’t expel Jews”

 

A Scarred Inheritance

Ahava Ehrenpreis

Children of Holocaust survivors grew up with adults possessed of unimaginable courage and determination. Yet many of them carry with them the scars of the past

 

Perfect Harmony

Shayna Friedman

They started out as a cobbled-together group of guys from Beit Shemesh who loved to sing the tefillah. But as people became drawn to the new sound, the walls of their makeshift sanctuary became too small

 

Touching Down in Israel

Binyamin Rose

Celebrity Tourists Part of Branding Mission

 

Spotlight: Judge Neil Gorsuch

Gershon Burstyn

Originalist Nominee Poised to Fulfill Trump Campaign Promises

 

A Few Minutes with Yuli Edelstein

Omri Nahmias, Washington, D.C.

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein Speaks to Mishpacha

 

Day in the Life: Feather Friends

Rachel Bachrach

With a giant quill and a computer screen, a master sofer uses virtual parchment to transmit an ancient skill to aspiring scribes

 

Lifelines: Baggage Check

C. Saphir

Frankly, it’s none of your business. It’s information that I’ll share with the right person, at the right time — which, my rebbeim have advised me, is when a shidduch starts to get serious

 

Encounter: The Giving Trees

Maayan David

Chemist and plant researcher Dr. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, president of the island nation of Mauritius, is on a mission to harness the properties of ancient healing plants near extinction

 

A Kohein’s Unexpected Travel Adventure

Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganoff

For 16 days in November — due to runway repair work at Ben-Gurion Airport — all flights would be flying over Holon Cemetery, a problem for Kohanim. Would I cancel my trip?

 

Summer Job: Chapter 41

Dov Haller

Chananya Singer was standing on the sidelines, sweating and breathing heavily. “Reb Chaim! It’s 37-34, theirs. We’ve never been this close in any game, ever”



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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