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Big Data, Big Solutions

Eytan Kobre

The Jewish community has gotten used to relying on anecdotal evidence and conjecture when it comes to pressing mental health issues like depression, OCD, and anxiety. But that’s not good enough, says Dr. Yitzchak Schechter, so he’s built an institution utilizing big data to dispel the myths.

 

Quality Beats Quantity

Binyamin Rose, Washington DC

Georgia’s 9th Congressional district is probably home to no more than 100 Jewish families, yet one of the major legislative efforts its freshman congressman, Doug Collins, shepherded through the House is a bill to ensure Israel remains the Middle East’s predominant military power.

 

Back to the Drawing Board

Shlomi Gil

From his little corner in the offices of Globes business daily, Gil Gibli pens his often irreverent, always brilliant caricatures. But it’s not only politics that intrigue him. He’s also helped the police crack some of the country’s toughest mysteries.



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We Want to Stay Jews
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “It’s your fault my son is marrying a goyah!”
Scandal on Z Street
Yonoson Rosenblum Is the IRS becoming an instrument of partisan warfare?
Saved by the Buzzer
Eytan Kobre It wasn’t adopted frumkeit, it was actualized truth
The Switchblade and the Chazon Ish
Rabbi Meir Wikler The long-term effectiveness of our current actions
Financial Austerity
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman The temptations of bribery are overwhelming
The Best Policy
Jacob L. Freedman “Start by being honest and asking for help”
Cause Then Effect
Faigy Peritzman Not what we say, but why we say it
Parental Burnout
Sarah Chana Radcliffe A burned-out parent can’t take care of anyone
On the Derech
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz Our own wavering in emunah opens the door to Amalek