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Breaking Ground in Ostrowo

Shlomi Gil, Ukraine

Yosef Arshinov, the only Jew in town, waited for the day the Soviets would disappear, leaving him to dig up a nearby playground and find the lost grave of the Maharsha

 

The Cold War

Leah Reisman

In cities like Buffalo, Montreal, and Moscow, snow is almost never an excuse to close schools or stores. How do these shivering cities do it?

 

One Investment Leads to Another

Rochel Burstyn

Venture capitalist Jonathan Triest funds start-up companies to the tune of millions of dollars a year. But his growth in Torah is his biggest investment yet

 

The Moment Bibi’s Waited Eight Years For

Binyamin Rose

What It Will Take for Bibi and Trump to Click

 

Bibi in Uncle Sam’s Guest House

Omri Nahmias, Washington, D.C.

Trump Sends Powerful Message about Israel’s Status

 

Shouldn’t de Blasio be Looking Over His Shoulder?

Jacob Kornbluh

Opponents Ready to Jump in If Probes Result in Charges

 

On Site: In Fine Print

Eytan Kobre

Profits and prophets abound when your customers are the People of the Book. What goes into creating what might be the world’s biggest annual seforim sale?

 

Lifelines: That Kind of Person

C. Saphir

Much as I wanted a normal life and a family — which the doctors said was impossible because of the accident — I never seriously considered ending the marriage

 

Summer Job: Chapter 42

Dov Haller

He had no proof and no reason to assume that the other camp was cheating. No, he decided, he wouldn’t go there



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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