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Either for Us or against Us

Binyamin Rose Washington, DC

In Rand Paul’s worldview, a nation that considers America to be a friend is also a friend of America. If you don’t like America, an America under Rand Paul won’t like you, or help you.

 

Passing the Truth Test

Yisroel Besser

When Rabbi Shimon Yosef Meller began investigating the Brisker dynasty, he didn’t yet enjoy the trust of the naturally wary family. But they went from being curious to tolerant to actually supporting his efforts, and once the Soloveitchik family was behind him, he was given access to their documents, and to their memories. In his most ambitious project yet, 15 years in the making, the prolific author captures the enormity of Rav Chaim and brings his audience back to Brisk.

 

Turbulence Ahead

Machla Abramovitz

Thirty-eight years ago, Michel Bacos took the controls of Air France flight 139 from Tel Aviv to Paris. Landing in Entebbe was not on the flight plan.

 

THE BOYS WHO BROUGHT US BACK TOGETHER

With the disappearance of three teenagers, Jews around the world united in prayer and hope.With their worst fears realized – and the boys found murdered – the hope is gone.But the precious unity of a nation in pain will remain their eternal legacy. In memory of Naftali Fraenkel, Gil-Ad Shaer, and Eyal Yifrach, H”yd



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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