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D-Day for the Draft

Eliezer Shulman

Will Bibi’s failure to pass draft bill trigger Israeli elections?

Russian Roulette over Syria?

Eliezer Shulman

Will Putin offer Bibi a choice of Iran deal or quiet borders?

A Few Minutes with Rav Shmuel Rabinovich

Eliezer Shulman

Rav Shmuel Rabinovitch, chief rabbi of the Kosel, on how America’s religious community can help secure its sanctity

Why the Golan Should Remain Israeli

Binaymin Rose

Support for recognizing Golan reaches new heights in Congress

Help Wanted: A New Bank of Israel Governor

Binaymin Rose

In her parting letter, Flug stipulated that the government must choose a replacement with enough backbone to ensure the Bank of Israel retains its ...

Netanyahu Courts Europe’s Right

Binaymin Rose

Netanyahu will ignore the left’s rage, and the demonstrations likely to mark next week’s visit to Israel of Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán

Meet the New Boss

Omri Nahmias

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the newly elected president of Mexico, is determined to set a new course for his country

Tit for Tat Over Trade

Omri Nahmias

How will the trade war affect the average American?

Little Shul on the Prairie

Rabbi Shneur Aisenstark

In 1948, for parnassah reasons, my parents moved to Spring Valley, Illinois, a hamlet about 100 miles southwest of Chicago in the center of coal co ...

Imagine if Charles Krauthammer had led a Torah life. Certainly, his perseverance over personal challenges and his humility in spite of his stature are inspiring, but they pale in comparison to the true greatness that could have been his — and ours. Did he indeed live a life of “breathtaking beauty”? I would say, a life of heartbreaking tragedy. Multiply this tragedy by millions, and we have something to ponder during the Three Weeks.

Yosef Chaim Danziger, Lakewood, NJ

A Columnist who Towered / Mishpacha Issue 716
In the codependent’s mind, the lines between genuine friendship,
chesed, and inappropriate boundaries are blurred. Without these intense relationships, life seems unlivable. But there is help! Codependents Anonymous (CoDA), along with a lot of prayer, self-reflection, and hard internal work, has changed my life. Look online for resources, support, and a meeting near you.

A Gratefully Recovering Codependent

Words Unspoken /Family First Issue 595

Growing up... in Camp

B. Deer

What’s it like to be a staff kid and have your parents at camp all summer? Staff kids have a totally different perspective on camp

Teen Fiction: Summer 2018

Malky Cope

Never in my worst nightmare did I think my parents would take camp away from me. Except that they did



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