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The Fungus among Us

Ahuva Sofer

Fungi serve a major role in the maintenance of our world. And believe it or not, fungus has saved many lives. Welcome to the fascinating world of fungi

 

Teen Fiction: Open Doors (inspired by true events)

Brocha Miller

Yes, it was wonderful that everyone knew each other’s schedule. Yes, it was convenient to have your neighbor keep an ear out for your baby… but still

 

The Best Medicine

Shimon Breitkopf with Shlomi Gil

Former Jerusalem mayor Uri Lupolianski agreed to a rare interview in the wake of his latest initiative — a groundbreaking urgent-care center in the capital

 

Seeing is Believing

Gavriel Horan

When Rabbi Chaim Jachter, a Gemara rebbi in New Jersey, confronted the doubts of his own star pupil, he knew he had to provide answers — with a comprehensive book on emunah

 

Manila Envelope

Ari Greenspan and Ari Z. Zivotofsky

After davening Shacharis in Manila’s daily minyan and meeting the rabbi of this tiny community, we unsealed a Southeast Asian treasure

 

Inside Israel: Israel and Russia Careening toward Disaster?

Eliezer Shulman

As the US goes AWOL on Syria, will Israel end up facing Russia alone?

 

Washington Wrap: Trump Unlikes Putin

Omri Nahmias

Trump finally stands up to Putin in barrage of missiles over Syria

 

Global View: A Note on Trump

Gershon Burstyn

It is almost cruel to point out the contrast between the Trump-Haley tandem and the Barack Obama team

 

Metro&Beyond: Intraparty Fracas Threatens GOP’s Only NYC House Seat

Jacob Kornbluh

Republicans slug it out in NY primary even as Democrats threaten safe seat

 

Face to Face with Roni Alsheich

Eliezer Shulman

Police Commissioner Roni Alsheich explains the deluge of high-profile corruption investigations in Israel

 

When Baby Blues Darken

Malkie Schulman

The term “postpartum depression” is actually a misnomer, and new research is changing the way doctors diagnose and treat this challenging — but highly treatable — condition

 

Turning Tides: Class Action

As told to Leah Gebber by Elana Ginz

I almost fainted at this blatant anti-Semitism. I quickly ran through appropriate responses in my head, and rejected them all. It would be a waste of breath to even respond

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Seventy Years
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “The sword from without, and machlokes from within”
Helping Our Kids Find Their Mission
Yonoson Rosenblum The best home protection against the “foreign winds”
Meeting for Minchah
Eytan Kobre “A Ten-Minute Appointment for a Five-Minute Encounter”
Top 5 Jewish Grammar Mistakes
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Seeing the errors of our grammatical ways
The Missing Alef
Alef is not simply another letter in the Hebrew alphabet
What Are You Grateful For?
Jacob L. Freedman “I guess all we can do is to be grateful”
A Simple Offering
Faigy Peritzman Our obligations are measured according to our abilities
Building a Better Brain
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Make your home an emotionally safe place to be real
The Cyclist: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Rachel has advanced from “flustered” to “determined”
Wholly Holy
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Realize who you are and how you can impact this world