Tactless Warrior or Weathered Maverick? Binyamin RoseAvigdor Lieberman has minimal military experience and a penchant for speaking his mind, no matter where he finds himself. As Israel’s new defense minister, can he tame himself while keeping Israel’s enemies at bay?
Rabi Shimon’s Serenade
Rachel Ginsberg | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
They’re up on the bandstand playing their hearts out, but this is no ordinary show. In Meron on Lag B’omer, the music is but a backdrop, fusing with the intense prayer, supplication, and joy of the thousands who come to bask in Rashbi’s blessings. These players haven’t slept all night and don’t get a shekel for their efforts, but it’s one concert they’ll never miss.
Eliezer Shulman | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
He was the Sephardic gadol of Eretz Yisrael, molding a generation whose influence reverberated around the world. But Rav Ezra Attiya was even more — he was the abba to every impoverished bochur who knew the Rav would never turn anyone away. More than four decades after Rav Ezra’s passing, his son Rav David Attiya, one of Jerusalem’s elder dayanim, reveals his father’s secret formula for success.
What Your Employer Really Wants
Michal Eisikowitz Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Do you have what it takes to land that dream job? Knowing what bosses look for will help you get your foot in the door.
SisterSchmooze — Shopping Spree
Marcia Stark Meth / Emmy Stark Zitter / Miriam Stark Zakon Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Marcia went shopping for comfort, Emmy went shopping for the perfect dress, and Miriam went shopping for the leader of the Free World.
Do Weeds Get Your Goat?
Rachel Stein Tuesday, May 24, 2016
“Hey, Gavi, how would you like to see something super fun and exciting?” Uncle Yissi’s rich voice boomed in Gavi’s ear, and Gavi grinned into the receiver.
“Sure,” Gavi replied, his heart lifting at the idea of an ordinary Sunday becoming extraordinary. You just never know what Uncle Yissi has in store, he mused, remembering the time he’d shown up at their door before Pesach, camels in tow, to give them free rides around the block.
Rabbi Nachman Zakon Tuesday, May 24, 2016
It took 2,000 years, but a city destroyed by the Romans has been rebuilt, and is a center of Torah and mitzvos.
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