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Thursday, 13 Tishri, 5781
  |  October 1, 2020

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For Holocaust Survivor, ‘Hashem Still Has a Plan’

Bina in New York’s Central Park, July 7 * Photo: Allan Ripp 

The Wall Street Journal published an op-ed titled "Hashem Still Has a Plan" about a nonagenarian a survivor of Kindertransport during WWII who finally told her story as the Covid-19 pandemic waned in New York. Full Story

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A Bummer of a Summer?

Op-Ed by Zvi Gluck: Given how stressful and uncertain life has been, summer camp is more important than ever this year, leaving many of us wondering how to fill the void that just ripped a giant hole in our lives. Full Story

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Exiting the Ark of COVID-19

Op-Ed by Rabbi Levi Shemtov: We don’t know for sure how and when the current COVID-19 crisis will end, but the world will probably sing a similar tune but on a different note − what my musician friends call “modulation” − as we build a new civilization, hopefully on a higher plane than we’ve been before. Full Story

Reflections From Our Wedding in Quarantine

Long Island Shliach Rabbi Yakov Saacks writes about being entrusted to hold the wedding ring and a bottle of Purell hand sanitizer at the isolated - yet very joyous - wedding of his son Mendy Saaks to Mushkie Kotlarsky on Lag BaOmer. Full Story

From The Gegent

Our Friend in the Senate Lost by 4,000 Votes

Op-Ed: From 2015 through 2018, State Senator Jesse Hamilton represented Crown Heights and was attentive to our needs - condemning antisemitic attacks (unlike his successor), opposing BDS and the Iran Deal. He lost by 4,000 votes and there's a lesson to be learned from that. Full Story

The Diverted Flight – Chabad Script

Rabbi Shimon Posner, a Chabad Shliach in California, shares his thoughts about the oft-repeated script: An El Al nonstop flight gets diverted and lands in a foreign place a few hours before Shabbos and Chabad, seemingly anywhere on the map, scrambles together food and arranges lodging. Full Story

What I Wish She Knew

Op-Ed: "While Shidduch dating, there was one scenario that would often repeat itself, one that would add much unnecessary stress to an already stressful endeavor." Full Story

The World’s Most Misunderstood Photo

Photo: Shimi Kutner/

Op-ed: If there is ever a contest for “World’s Most Misunderstood Photo,” the annual group photo of the International Kinus Hashluchim in front of 770 Eastern Parkway will surely be a finalist. Full Story

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