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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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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you