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Days of Fear

Binyamin Rose, Kiryat Malachi, Ashkelon

The aim of the enemy’s rockets is becoming more accurate and their range has been extended — to Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. At the same time,Israel’s is showing determination to fight back and the spirit of its people has never been stronger. The battle between Palestinian terror and the Jews in Israel enters a new and more dangerous phase. It’s a war of nerves, as much as anything else.

 

Are You Covered?

Dovid Sussman

Just a couple of weeks ago, Hurricane Sandy swooped down on the East Coast, leaving a trail of devastation in her wake. For homeowners hit hard by the hurricane, the nightmare is far from over. Where can they turn to recoup their losses? How can they expect their insurance companies to respond, and is there anything they can do to increase their chances of receiving the needed payout?

 

Desperate for a Cure

Barbara Bensoussan

While governments and pharmaceutical companies have invested billions in order to find a cure for cancer, the dreaded killer still strikes with a vengeance. Yet Dr. Robert Shorr, who has patented close to 200 chemical inventions, isn’t giving up, having invested the last decade in a search for that elusive cure. If clinical trials are an indication, cancer sufferers may soon see a breakthough — and more than a ray of hope — in their frantic race against the deadly invaders

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Declaring Bankruptcy
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Something from Nothing
Eytan Kobre Israel should go for a bigger win than baseball
The Business Trip
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger Sometimes business trips aren’t strictly business
Death and Taxes
Jacob L. Freedman Aliyah ups, downs, and all-arounds
Perspective Shift
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman Single, female, Orthodox, adult: not an oxymoron
Mission with Ambition
Faigy Peritzman The way you see her is what she will become
Drop the Nagging
Sarah Chana Radcliffe You can gain cooperation, but not by nagging
Trying Our Patience
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Savlanus isn’t just patience, it’s endurance
Redeeming Factor
Shoshana Itzkowitz “When was the last time we ate a meal behind the dryer?”