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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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Whose State Is It?
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The Nation-State Bill adds nothing to the simple truth
First, Clean Your Room
Yonoson Rosenblum Disorder of our rooms reflects the disorder of our minds
Start Up with G-d
Eytan Kobre “Women rabbis” suffocate the spirit of the law
The Non-Competitive Competitors
Rabbi Avrohom Weinrib Competition? We are all working for the same Boss!
In Defense of Those Eltere Bochurim
“Still Waiting” (an anonymous contributor) A perspective built on 12 years (and counting) of dating
No Size Fits All
Jacob L. Freedman Meir’s success seemed practically carved out for him
Endnote - Start with the Heart
Riki Goldstein “I start with the heart of the sound, then add layers”
Great Shakes
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman Hashem has His ways of pressing our “reset” button
Of Gates and Gators
Faigy Peritzman Our ears can receive messages the most easily
I Don’t Know
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Get around decision paralysis by listening to your gut
Time to Try the Frum Dating Sites?
Sara Eisemann That’s my problem and I’ll have to work it through