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Lifelines: The Red Carpet

C. Saphir

I told myself then that I might as well just get engaged to him, because he was probably the closest I’d ever come to Eliyahu

 

Comeback Kid

Yisroel Besser

Aryeh Deri has traveled a long road back to the leadership of Shas, yet, while the seat and the title may look familiar, it’s a wiser and warier Deri, struggling to keep his party relevant

 

Go West, Young Men

Eytan Kobre

Fifty years at the helm of Denver’s Yeshiva Toras Chaim hasn’t dimmed the spark of its indefatigable roshei yeshivah, Rav Yisroel Meir Kagan and Rav Yitzchok Wasserman

 

Fine-Tuned

Shlomi Gil

Meshulam Greenberger is probably the least self-promotional artist in today’s chassidic music industry, although his compositions are grabbed by the best-selling singers in the business

 

Five Risks and Rewards of Embassy Move

Binyamin Rose

For Israel and the US, Benefits Outweigh Potential Pushback

 

Stalking the Lone Wolves

Eliezer Schulman

How Shin-Bet Head Nadav Argaman Broke the Terror Wave

 

High Anxiety Before Trump’s Israel Trip

Jacob Kornbluh

Will Trump Fulfill Campaign Promises?

 

What the Next FBI Director Faces

Omri Nahmias, Washington, D.C.

Trump-Comey Scandal Leaves Complicated Job in Its Wake

 

His Day in Court

Yeruchem Yitzchak Landesman

Jew!” the priest began with a sweet smile. “You see where your luck led you when you cleaved to the religion of your forebears! Your bitter life will change for the good, at once, if you make the wise decision to bring you and your family over to our Christian religion”

 

Reconnected

Ayol Samuels

Abe hadn’t spoken of his ultra-Orthodox roots for decades, but dementia changed everything

 

Summer Job: Chapter 54

Dov Haller

Chaim tells Rivky he wants to buy the camp



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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