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Southern Jewel

Eytan Kobre

When Rabbi Jeff Wohlgelernter landed in San Diego 30 years ago to lead a start-up shul, he discovered there was no shul at all. That didn’t stop him

 

Water for a Thirsty Planet

Beth Perkel

From drip irrigation to desalination to water recycling, Israeli innovation in water technologies is being sought out to save lives all over our desiccating planet

 

Words of Comfort

Eytan Kobre

Bound together by unfathomable loss, having suffered the deaths of both parents in a single terrorist attack, Rabbi Yaakov Bender offers these Israeli heroes a dialogue of consolation

 

Not Obsolete Yet

Riki Goldstein

Technology has transformed many businesses, leaving traditional merchants scrambling to remain relevant. How do the lucky few stay afloat?

 

Why the Gaza Report Matters

Binyamin Rose

State Comptroller’s Hindsight Calls for More Foresight

 

One Week, Two Cemeteries: Will the Scars Heal?

Omri Nahmias, Philadelphia

Wave of American Anti-Semitism Targets Jewish Communities

 

IDF Denies Azaria Case a Morale Breaker

Eliezer Schulman

Knesset Report: Just 41% of Soldiers Believe the IDF Will Back Them If They Make a Battlefield Mistake

 

Trump Front and Center at CPAC and J Street

Jacob Kornbluh, Washington D.C.

Conferences Discuss Different Approaches to Similar Issues

 

Your Money & Your Life: Making It Big on Amazon?

R. C. Steif

What does it take to start an Amazon business? What are the risks? And what’s the potential for doing well?

 

On Site: Shot in the Dark

Aharon Granot

From a strip mall storefront in the town of Lod, 93-year-old Michoel Almagor photographed the growing pains of the Jewish state for over half a century. Now that his darkroom has been shuttered, he’s developed into a techie, exposing his pictures for posterity

 

Lifelines: Carrying My Own Weight

C. Saphir

What they were saying, basically, was that no one could ever love me because I was fat. I can’t even begin to describe how painful that was. And that was before I even hit my teens

 

Lifelines: Carrying My Own Weight

Dov Haller

“You know about the alumni speech? Some camps have an alumni basketball game, can you imagine? We have an alumni speech, it’s meaningful, it’s choshuv”



MM217
 
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