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Souls Aflame

Aryeh Ehrlich

From the very first tish, the chassidim realized this would be something different. Toldos Avraham Yitzchak ignites neshamos, not only at the dramatic grand finale in Meron on Lag B’omer, but all year round

 

Swab Stories

Barbara Bensoussan

You may be separated by hundreds of years and thousands of miles, but DNA testing is making it possible for far-flung family members to reconnect

 

Getting Ready for the Rebbe

Y. Honig

The Belzer Rebbe hasn’t been in London in nearly 24 years, but now it’s time to reconnect with a younger generation of chassidim

 

War of the Minds

Binyamin Rose, with reporting from Tzippy Yarom

Uri Maklev: Boost Cyber Defenses in Wake of Attacks

 

The Inside Story on Trump’s Israel Visit

Omri Nahmias, Washington, D.C.

… And Why Abu Mazen’s Visit Drew Yawns

 

Why Bo Dietl Wants to Be Mayor

Jacob Kornbluh

New York Republican Opposition Talks to Mishpacha

 

French Jews Dodge a Bullet

Jean-Yves Camus, Paris

More Than 90 Percent of French-Israeli Voters Supported Macron, Say Israeli Officials

 

On Site: All Fired Up

C. S. Teitelbaum

An ancient village, a windswept mountaintop, and half a million people. How to prepare for the Jewish world’s biggest annual gathering

 

Lifelines: Pyrrhic Victory

C. Saphir

The first I heard about the vicious, year-long court battle that preceded Menachem’s get was when I was married for barely a few weeks and Menachem’s sister mentioned to me that there had been a terrible story



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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