Features

Putting on the Pressure

Blood-pressure guidelines don’t allow for how old and frail my mother was By Janice Neumann (The Washington Post) – Last summer, during a routine visit by my 92-year-old mother to…

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Moving Right

After graduating from his religious co-ed high school, Mark spent his gap year in a yeshivah in Israel. When he returned, he had swapped his small kippah serugah and jeans…

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Renewal: Bridging the Gap Between Life and Death

As we follow the signs and exit towards Hackensack, the sleepy little town is still quiet, oblivious to the drama about to unfold on the second-floor surgical suite of Hackensack…

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A Mother of an ADHD Child

The incident I most remember from the 14 years since I gave birth to my youngest child is the woman who scoffed at me when I said that my son,…

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Detroit – A Midwestern Treasure

“Detroit is a unique community,” remarks Rabbi Avraham Bleich, who will be moving to Detroit after Sukkos to assume the Rabbanus of Congregation Bnai Israel, an established shul in Detroit.…

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Make Your Voice Heard

At a time when the U.S.-based Reform movement continues to pressure the Israeli government into desecrating the sanctity of the Kosel and upending the status quo that has been place…

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Fighting Fake News: An Interview With Boris Epshteyn

Boris Epshteyn is all about getting to the bottom line of America’s policy making. As former Special Assistant to President Trump and Chief Political Analyst at Sinclair Broadcast Group, the…

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Defying the Mullahs, Defending the Jews

An interview with Iranian born journalist and human rights activist Maziar Bahari Maziar Bahari seems an unlikely champion of the Jewish people. The Iranian-born Muslim journalist and film maker, who…

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BEHIND THE SCENES: Letters to the Editor

A SELF-INTERVIEW WITH A VETERAN HAMODIA EDITOR ——————————————————————————— How do you decide which letters to print? Letters that are inappropriate from a Torah perspective, letters that contain information that is…

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