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Be Warned and Beware

Michal Ish Shalom

Since 9/11 when Islamic terror hit the heart of America, Brigitte Gabriel has made a career out of denouncing radical Islam, trashing political correctness, and decrying what she says has become a social paranoia that discourages honest thinking in the face of the greatest threat to the free world.

 

Deal with the Devil

Rachel Ginsberg

Back in Israel of the 1950s — when Rudolph Kasztner took the witness stand to defend himself against allegations of collusion with Adolf Eichmann in facilitating the mass murder of Hungary’s Jews — the heroes, the villains, and collaborators all seemed so obvious. But 70 years after his rescue transport pulled out of Budapest carrying 1,684 Jews to freedom, the only thing that’s obvious is that — whoever he was or wasn’t — what once seemed so black and white has with time morphed into many shades of gray.

 

Some Like It Hot

Barbara Bensoussan

They’re weekend warriors, a volunteer crew of heroes who literally jump into the fire when emergency strikes. It might not be a Jewish mother’s fantasy profession, but every little boy wants to be a fireman one day, doesn’t he?

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Winds of Fear
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The juxtaposition of Irma and Elul
Making Our Story His
Yonoson Rosenblum On Rosh Hashanah we do not hide
No Icing on the Cake
Eytan Kobre Society — and sanity — has lost
Soul Stirring
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger Simply put, the Yamim Noraim work
Day in the Life of Aaron Ovadia
Rachel Bachrach Aaron Ovadia’s Drops of Light Project
Even Your In-Laws
Jacob L. Freedman No big reward if it’s not tough
Connecting the Dots
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman The evil, the eclipse, the destruction, the goodness
Above the Clouds
Faigy Peritzman Taking no step of my journey for granted
Moving Forward
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Rosh Hashanah invites us into our future
Kings and Queens
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt Such is the power of kavod