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While his job was covert, his faith was overt. Remembering Dr. Sheldon Meth
Emmy Leah Stark Zitter and Marcia Stark Meth and Miriam Stark Zakon
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Emmy Leah Stark Zitter and Marcia Stark Meth and Miriam Stark Zakon
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"There’s a conception out there that policemen walk around shooting wantonly. In my experience and training, that’s hardly the truth"
Chaya Inselburg
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The US president wakes up to the fact that Bibi’s no longer a winner — and Trump doesn’t like losers
Omri Nahmias
Year in Review
This year also brought more evidence — if any was needed — that European anti-Semitism is a continent-wide disease
Gedalia Guttentag
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Personal Accounts
'T   is the season. Coordinating Chanukah parties, 11-year-olds discovering that they’ve outgrown being excited about playing dreidel, and yes, of course, Chanukah presents. In general, Chanukah presents can cause divisiveness in our community. There’s a whole camp who refuses to do it at all (“It’s not a Yiddishe minhag!”), but even among those who
Faigy Peritzman
Hindsight Is 2020
'T   is the season. Coordinating Chanukah parties, 11-year-olds discovering that they’ve outgrown being excited about playing dreidel, and yes, of course, Chanukah presents. In general, Chanukah presents can cause divisiveness in our community. There’s a whole camp who refuses to do it at all (“It’s not a Yiddishe minhag!”), but even among those who
Chanie Nayman and Michal Frischman
Hindsight Is 2020
This dual focus — on Torah growth, and maintaining Jews’ last Jewish connection — is one that kiruv organizations should embrace
Gedalia Guttentag
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