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I Will Sing to Hashem

C. Rosenberg

They praise. They plead. Grieve and grapple. Exult and exclaim. The words of Tehillim express every state of being, describe every shade of emotion. Each Jew can find himself, his trials and triumphs, in Dovid Hamelech’s timeless words. In honor of the yahrtzeit of Ne’im Zemiros Yisrael, we asked 18 prominent women for the pasuk in Tehillim they find most meaningful.

 

To Catch a Cloud

Shayna Friedman

Mati Horowitz has spent the last three years developing a series of acclaimed fine art portraits of gedolim. A glimpse of her collection — and the spirit behind it.

 

Child of the New comer

Gila Arnold

The Torah implores us to accept converts with open arms. But what about their children? Do they feel accepted by the community? Three children of geirim share their triumphs and tribulations and how their mothers’ sacrifice has strengthened their own Jewish identity.



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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