Inyan Magazine

Stanley Fishkind, Reaching for the Stars

BY MARGIE PENSAK Baltimore native Stanley Fishkind is so down-to-earth, it is ironic that he reached for the stars — literally and figuratively — and accomplished it! For two decades,…

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The Pshevorsker Rebbes in Aix-les-Bains

By Nechama Goldberger In conjunction with the yahrtzeit of the revered Reb Yankele of Pshevorsk (the Admor Harav Yaakov Leiser) on 27 Cheshvan, Inyan presents a personal reminiscence of the…

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How the World Celebrated the Shabbos Project

By MARGIE PENSAK On Shabbos Parashas Lech Lecha, Jews from all walks of life, stripes, ages, and stages — living everywhere from megalopolises to towns in far-flung corners of the…

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Zeidie Zyshe’s Legacy

Most children of Holocaust survivors had no understanding of what their parents lived through. After enduring atrocities beyond human comprehension, they were catapulted into a world completely alien. Older survivors…

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The Ohr Hachaim

By Rabbi Y.Y. Rubinstein It is an old debate whether a man is shaped by his times or a man shapes the times he lives in. But it is only…

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Escape from Mir: Alternate Hashgachah

By C. Rosenberg When you hear the words “escape from Mir,” if you know anything about Jewish history during World War II, you probably think of Shanghai. For Rav Elchonon…

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Millions, Billions and Trillions

The s’chach of the sukkah as a lens to the cosmos By Gur Aryeh Herzig “And He (Hashem) took him (Avraham) outside and said: ‘Observe the heavens and count the…

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He Who Chose Melodic Songs

By Rabbi Yisrael Pinchas Tirnauer The care and management of the Beis Hamikdash was the exclusive prerogative of the Kohanim and Leviim, and it was their responsibility to keep the…

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Sleeping Under the Stars

By MORDECHAI SCHMUTTER Dear Mordechai, Due to some unforeseen enthusiasm from my kids, I’m sleeping in the sukkah this year, apparently. Any advice? Also, there are no alarm clocks out…

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Pathways Of The Heavens

By Motti Sofer Celestial Navigation on the High Seas from Polaris to GPS   Sailors are mostly G-d-fearing, say Chazal. The reason for this is, of course, the omnipresent perils…

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