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Will You Take the Torch?

Yisroel Besser

While today’s “millennials” are consumed with personal family demands and financial worries, are we losing the culture of public askanus that has shaped our communities for the last half a century?


Kosher, Natural... Delicious?

Rafael Medoff

As the natural foods market expands, manufacturers are capitalizing on kosher consumers who see what growing numbers have already accepted: Natural food is better for you and tastes good too.


Years of Plenty

Shlomi Gil, Vinnytsia, Ukraine

His parents in the Ukrainian town waited for years to have a child. Yet when they perceived the spiritual gifts of their only son, they sent him far away to maximize his Torah. Five years ago, Alec and Nella Greenzayd saw their son Gedaliah for the last time. The next time they would meet would be at his funeral.

Never Despair
Rabbi Moshe Grylak HaKadosh Baruch Hu always opens a way back
Yonoson Rosenblum My first Sephardic minyan on Shabbos
No Questions Asked
Eytan Kobre I still don’t have a satisfying answer to this question
“Lachem” Times Ten
Rabbi Henoch Plotnik Perhaps we can add one more interpretation
Keeping Your Head and Bases Covered
Jacob L. Freedman “Take it off?! Wearing my kippah literally saved my life...
Money Speaks
Faigy Peritzman Approach eternal life with happiness and meticulousness
Preparing for Change
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Help your kids navigate change consciously and carefully
A Listening Ear
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz Hear a message, not a sound