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White House Calling

Yisroel Besser, Washington, D.C.

Donald Trump’s trusted negotiator, Jason Greenblatt, is a devoted family man and observant Jew. During a visit to his new office, Yisroel Besser gets a candid account of the ultimate power job

 

Jewish Core in Island Lore

Ari Greenspan and Ari Z. Zivotofsky

Madagascar, best known for lemurs, chameleons, rain forests, and baobabs, is also, according to island legend, one point of settlement of the Ten Lost Tribes. We had to see for ourselves

 

In Those Days, In This Place

David Damen, Brussels

After more than 70 years, 94-year-old Rabbi Yaakov Friedrich revisits the Brussels apartment where he and his family lived right under the nose of the Nazis

 

What Trump and Bibi Left Unsaid

Binyamin Rose

At Historic First Meeting, Words Unspoken Speak Loudest

 

America First, the Middle East Can Wait

Omri Nahmias, Washington, D.C.

Netanyahu Accomplishes Objectives, Even Before Setting Foot in Washington

 

Take 5: Christine Comaford

Shira Isenberg

Neuroscience-Based Executive Coach Helps Leaders Capitalize on Growth

 

In the Balance

Yeruchem Yitzchak Landesman

The evil clerk had him over a barrel. Would he cash in his own Shabbos treasure to save the funds of his friends?

 

Lifelines: The Happiest Man Alive

C. Saphir

Two months before our wedding, I got a call from a woman who introduced herself as a therapist. “I’m seeing your kallah,” she explained

 

Summer Job: Chapter 43

Dov Haller

“Tatty, you don’t realize how amazing it is, not just that you won, but that you won the first inter-camp game in years”



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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
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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
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Tali Messing
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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
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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