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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”



 
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Shoshana Friedman They tell us what it is that our readers want
Peddlers of Hope and Faith
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A personal tribute to two warriors of the spirit
Coddled on Campus
Yonoson Rosenblum Animosity against Jewish students going strong
Take Yes for an Answer
Eytan Kobre We’re not rage monkeys with skullcaps
Sefirah? What's Sefirah?
Rabbi Henoch Plotnik A tragedy swept under the rug?
Top 5 Jewish Reminders
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Have we lost our ability to remember?
Work/Life Solutions with Mordy Golding
Moe Mernick "It’s okay to change the plan as you go"
A Modern Eternal Flame
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman The classic rabbinic dictum still stands
I Don't Work on Shabbos
Baruch S. Fertel, MD, MPA, FACEP with Zivia Reischer You don't cut corners with Yiddishkeit
Mood Mix with Sheya Mendlowitz
Riki Goldstein "It’s a truly heilige niggun"
Truth Will Tell
Faigy Peritzman To constantly be in a state of upward motion
Mad at Dad
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Why many fathers get a bad rap
Eternal Victory
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz To be personable, you need to develop your personality
The Baker: Part IV
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer "She’s just a pareve version of her potential self”