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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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Rabbi Moshe Grylak Even the best of values can become idolatry
Declaring Bankruptcy
Yonoson Rosenblum The implosion of the Conservative movemen
Something from Nothing
Eytan Kobre Israel should go for a bigger win than baseball
The Business Trip
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger Sometimes business trips aren’t strictly business
Death and Taxes
Jacob L. Freedman Aliyah ups, downs, and all-arounds
Perspective Shift
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman Single, female, Orthodox, adult: not an oxymoron
Mission with Ambition
Faigy Peritzman The way you see her is what she will become
Drop the Nagging
Sarah Chana Radcliffe You can gain cooperation, but not by nagging
Trying Our Patience
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Savlanus isn’t just patience, it’s endurance
Redeeming Factor
Shoshana Itzkowitz “When was the last time we ate a meal behind the dryer?”