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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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At Our Doorstep
Rabbi Moshe Grylak In Israel, intermarriage still has some shock value
The Wrong Conversation
Yonoson Rosenblum How can we reattach Jews to the Jewish story?
Heart on Your Sleeve
Eytan Kobre Being pro-phylactery can be downright prophylactic
The Silver Lining
Alexandra Fleksher Who is brave enough to buck the dangerous trends?
Top 5 Uniquely Jewish Words
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin For some concepts, Yidden have the best words
10 Questions for Avi Kehat
Rachel Bachrach The Chesed Fund, for desperate people who need a fortune
On Speaking Terms
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman He learned firsthand, “What goes around comes around”
Stressed Out
Jacob L. Freedman “We’re going to aggressively help you take care of you”
Mona Knew to Pick a Winner
Riki Goldstein “Shloime, let’s sing this on Motzaei Shabbos”
Four Stanzas You Don’t Just Sing
Riki Goldstein “This is not a niggun that you just sing!” he exclaimed
A Part of Me
Riki Goldstein The fruit of two years’ preparation and collaboration
Worth the Hassle?
Riki Goldstein Travel can be challenging for musicians and bands
Know It All
Faigy Peritzman The wiser I get, the more I realize how little I know
No Time to Breathe
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When we don’t have a minute to spare is when we pause
On Dry Ground
Rebbetzin Shira Smiles Every day we thank Hashem for the miracle of dry land