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Right Hand Man

Binyamin Rose

Much of what went on in the smoke-filled backrooms of Bahrain, Kuwait, and Dubai will remain secret forever. But attorney and political confidant Philip Rosen — who was presidential hopeful Mitt Romney’s top advisor and Shimon Peres’s secret negotiator — is as amiable and open as he can be considering the limits of confidentiality on the relationships that have shaped the economic and political map.

 

Don’t Accept Me As I Am

Rachel Ginsberg

Professor Reuven Feuerstein z”l dedicated his life to healing and change, teaching that the brain — and the spirit — are limitless, no matter what mental baggage a person has been saddled with. A month after his passing, his legacy endures.

 

The Long Road to Home

Malkie Schulman

Buying a home may be the American dream, but arriving at the destination is anything but a pleasure trip. In addition to the countless details, there’s a seemingly endless outlay of money, not to mention the anxiety and hand-wringing intrinsic to the process. To smooth your path, we’ve brought together experts from each stop along the journey to advise you on your way.



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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you