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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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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
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Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz