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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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Seventy Years
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “The sword from without, and machlokes from within”
Helping Our Kids Find Their Mission
Yonoson Rosenblum The best home protection against the “foreign winds”
Meeting for Minchah
Eytan Kobre “A Ten-Minute Appointment for a Five-Minute Encounter”
Top 5 Jewish Grammar Mistakes
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Seeing the errors of our grammatical ways
The Missing Alef
Alef is not simply another letter in the Hebrew alphabet
What Are You Grateful For?
Jacob L. Freedman “I guess all we can do is to be grateful”
A Simple Offering
Faigy Peritzman Our obligations are measured according to our abilities
Building a Better Brain
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Make your home an emotionally safe place to be real
The Cyclist: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Rachel has advanced from “flustered” to “determined”
Wholly Holy
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Realize who you are and how you can impact this world