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Tuition Tension

Yisroel Besser

September means heartburn for Jewish parents writing out their annual tuition checks. But school administrators say the process needn’t be painful. Yes, tuition is a heavy burden, but schools are ready to help. And is there anything more important than a child’s education?

 

Shabbos Goes Global

Esther Teichtal

The morning after South African Chief Rabbi Warren Goldstein’s wildly successful Shabbos Project last year — in which a majority of South Africa’s 75,000 Jews kept Shabbos, many for the first time ever — he set his eyes on the entire world. Would it be possible for Jews across the globe to keep one Shabbos together? In a little over a month we’ll find out.

 

A Few Minutes With...Dr. José Piñera

Binyamin Rose

By its own estimate, the Social Security Trust Fund, which currently pays benefits to more than 40 million retirees, will be bankrupt by 2033. Where will people’s retirement money come from if Social Security fails? Mishpacha posed that question to Dr. José Piñera, the Harvard-trained Chilean economist who in 1980 pioneered Chile’s private pension system during the Pinochet military dictatorship. The Chilean model has been copied in 30 countries, and the US is still not one of them.



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Seventy Years
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “The sword from without, and machlokes from within”
Helping Our Kids Find Their Mission
Yonoson Rosenblum The best home protection against the “foreign winds”
Meeting for Minchah
Eytan Kobre “A Ten-Minute Appointment for a Five-Minute Encounter”
Top 5 Jewish Grammar Mistakes
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Seeing the errors of our grammatical ways
The Missing Alef
Alef is not simply another letter in the Hebrew alphabet
What Are You Grateful For?
Jacob L. Freedman “I guess all we can do is to be grateful”
A Simple Offering
Faigy Peritzman Our obligations are measured according to our abilities
Building a Better Brain
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Make your home an emotionally safe place to be real
The Cyclist: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Rachel has advanced from “flustered” to “determined”
Wholly Holy
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Realize who you are and how you can impact this world