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Candle in the Dark

Yossi Elituv & Aryeh Ehrlich

In a rare conversation, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu travels down the nostalgic route to describe a strength born of personal conviction and family values — and the rabbi who charged him to illuminate blackness with truth

 

The President Vs. The Press

Omri Nahmias & Gershon Burstyn

Three top White House reporters who’ve learned the balancing act between access and ethics talk about what it’s like to cover Trump in the age of the Tweet

 

Broken Yet So Whole

Esther Ilana Rabi

When Shloime Wertenteil was left for dead in a Chevron ambush back in 1976, his yeshivah buddies scooped him up and fled to safety, but would he ever walk, write, or have any kind of quality future?

 

Does Trump Tax Plan Cut Me In?

Binyamin Rose

Two Leading Economists See More Pros than Cons

 

New York Council Race Spurs Anti-Jewish Hate

Jacob Kornbluh

Council Primaries Campaigns Called Out for Anti-Semitic Rhetoric

 

Shabbos in Tel Aviv Not an Open-and-Shut Case

Yisrael Feller & Sarah Pardes

Israeli Supreme Court Attempts Compromise in Long-Standing Battle

 

French Election Results Disconcerting to Jews

Jean-Yves Camus, Paris

Mainstream Party Candidates Ousted by Centrist and Nationalist Frontrunners

 

Cut ’n Paste: Right Place, Right Time

Rabbi Yosef Chaim Golding

Dr. Thomas. E. Starzl paused to consider the scans. After a minute, he said, “Are the doctors in New York crazy? Your mother is a prime candidate for surgery.”

 

Lifelines: Like Mother, Like Daughter

C. Saphir

My parents are both professionals, no strangers to technology, but it never occurred to them that this could happen to their daughter, in their house

 

Summer Job: Chapter 51

Dov Haller

“Seriously? Today? You have to show these people the camp now, when all these kids are having a carefree, happy day?”



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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”
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!”
Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
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 The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without