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Fight at the End of the Tunnel

Eliezer Shulman

Hezbollah’s attack tunnels reveal deadly Galil strategy

Teflon President

Omri Nahmias

“There’s a growing feeling among the Democrats that impeachment is too good for the Republican Party at this point”

A Riddle Named Heather Nauert

Omri Nahmias

What awaits Heather Nauert as Nikki Haley’s replacement at the UN?

Washington Lights Up for Chanukah

Omri Nahmias

On site report from a week of parties and politics

No Sitting Out This Battle

Yisroel Besser

Agudath Israel chief of staff Avrohom Weinstock on the threat to New York State’s yeshivos

L for Loyal

Gershon Burstyn

As the news commentators recalled the president’s life and friends and family delivered their eulogies, I was struck by what kind of man we had los ...

This Is Your Brain on a Smartphone

Gershon Burstyn

Yet another good reason to keep one’s smartphone shut off and out of sight

"Rabbi Miller was not solely a rebbi of young women. Every week he gave a Shabbos shiur in his home and another in Gateshead Kollel. These were packed with men and bochurim who delighted in his profound introduction to Rav Dessler ztz”l and the world of hashkafah, enhanced always by his wonderful sense of humor. I consider him, along with Gateshead’s roshei yeshivah and mashgichim, as one of my greatest teachers. Much of what I teach today and how I teach it is due to his inspiration"
Rabbi Y.Y. Rubinstein, Inwood, N.Y. 

Watchtower on the River Tyne /Mishpacha Issue 730

"I found it ironic that a column meant to destigmatize those unable to do it all didn’t actually publish the names of the women demonstrating that it is okay not to be perfect. This just further validated my belief that “perfectionism” is a real problem in our community and is the impetus for so many of our other challenges — either directly (such as the shidduch crisis, eating disorders, extreme materialism, etc.), or indirectly by not allowing people to seek help lest they appear to be “damaged” or “imperfect,” chas v’shalom."

Brachah Poliakoff

Nobody does it All/ Family First Issue 610

Hard Work

Chani Muller

Miss Weiss was dynamic, had total control of the class, and gave lessons that everyone else seemed to find interesting and I could not follow at all

Ruptured Plans

Malky Cope

“Hello, Raizy,” the voice at the other end greeted me. I definitely hadn’t heard that voice before and wondered who she was and what she wanted



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When the Fog Lifts
Rabbi Moshe Grylak In retrospect, we will understand everything
Coming Full Circle
Yonoson Rosenblum A final goodbye to my special father-in-law
Right Turns Left
Eytan Kobre Conservatives can no longer speak their minds
Searching for Olam Haba at Disney World
Rabbi Elchonon Zohn A distorted and perverted view of life and the afterlife
5 Out of 10
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Top 5 Shabbos Dips
10 Questions for Eli Samuel
Rachel Bachrach “SafeTelecom really is the refuah before the makkah”
Work/Life Solutions with Fran Jakubowicz
Moe Mernick “I turn to daas Torah whenever I encounter a gray area”
A Debt of Gratitude
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman If Ina Perlmuter believed in me, others would follow
Gemara Detective
Jacob L. Freedman “Tell me a bit about the bochur behind the medication”
Tidal Waves
Riki Goldstein “Holding Back the Tide” is comforting on so many levels
Ari's Picture of Redemption
Riki Goldstein Ari Fuld’s incredible photo gives a visual to this song
Not Just for Kids Who Love Music
Riki Goldstein “Every Yiddishe kid is essentially a part of Yingerlach”
Dream Duet
Riki Goldstein “He’s been my singing idol since I was a little kid”
Nix the Nickname
Faigy Peritzman A name is so much more than a name
Do Your Homework
Sarah Chana Radcliffe What are you teaching your kids during homework time?
Day of Confinement
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz If Asarah B’Teves isn’t a day of destruction, why fast?