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Spiritual Currency

Yisrael Feller

“I’m the lawyer, the agent, serving as an advocate between you and your Father in Heaven,” Rav Dovid Chaim Stern tells those who seek his counsel. The work he demands isn’t easy, but Rav Stern, the mekubal of Bnei Brak, is ready to pour out his tefillos and bestow his brachos in exchange for spiritual “deals” he makes with his chassidim around the world.

 

Turnaround Artist

Binyamin Rose

Running a business is always a daunting task, but turning a business that’s been run into the ground into a thriving operation is a far more formidable challenge. That’s precisely what Scott Miller does for a living; whether it’s taking stumbling companies and putting them back on sound footing, or providing vigorous financial oversight to businesses that are better at selling their wares than smelling trouble.

 

Working through the Gender Gap

Barbara Bensoussan

Religious women entering the workplace, beware: it’s likely your 9-to-5 environment is not quite an equal-opportunity arena. You may be paid less than male coworkers, even as you’re valued for good manners and relied upon for important tasks. And, are you enough of a self-promoter to compete with men who want the job at all costs?

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Sounds of Silence
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The Sages and their silences
The Slow Death of Europe
Yonoson Rosenblum What explains Europe’s self-destructive denial?
Time to Tell It Like It Is
Eytan Kobre Speak openly and honestly against evil
Vi Elult’zich?
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Elul waits for no one
Wild Card
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman “Welcome your son, even on Shabbos”
Good for You
Faigy Peritzman Friends and family tried to cheer me up. “It wasn’t your...
Unparallel Lives
Sarah Chana Radcliffe What to do when spouses live out of tandem
Dear Girl on the Fridge Magnet
Words Unspoken I could say, “Welcome to real life, honey!” as I notice ...