Table of Contents


Letters to the Editor

President’s Message

Shouldering Global Responsibilities

Mandell I. Ganchrow, M.D.

Bytes & PCs

Parents’ Turn

Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein

Jewish Living

A Natural Consequence

Rabbi Abraham J. Twerski, M.D.


New to OU

Products, recipes and more

Slice of Life:  Sweet as Honey

Eileen Goltz



By Leon Wieseltier; Reviewed by Avraham J. Shmidman

Choosing a College:  A Guide for Observant Students

By Rabbi Joseph Polak; Reviewed by Rachel Adlerstein

Legal-ease (Ed: basically run of 2nd half of book)

What’s the Truth About…Women’s Zimun?

Rabbi Ari Z. Zivotofsky, Ph.D.

Just Between Us

A Modest Proposal to End Talking During Tefillah

Elliot Ganz

Just Between Us Mailbox




Cover Story

Is Religious Zionism in Crisis? (Ed, use the order Charlotte gave you for R. Zionism and Chassidus sections)

The Goal of Religious Zionism in Medinat Yisrael — Today

Rabbi Yaakov Filber

Reflections on the State of Religious Zionism

Dr. David Berger

Two Images of Medinat Yisrael

Rabbi Yuval Cherlow

Reordering Priorities:  From Historical Action to Spiritual Achievement

Rabbi Mosheh Lichtenstein



The Yom Kippur War:  An American Volunteer Remembers

Irwin H. Krasna, M.D.

Tzippori — A City Rich in Jewish History

Peter Abelow


Chassidus for Non-Chassidim

A Modern Experiment in Chassidus

Rabbi Moshe Weinberger

The Powerful Teachings of Reb Nachman

Rabbi Avraham Greenbaum

A Portrait of Moshe “Gabbai”

Rabbi Mayer Schiller

The Slonimer Way

Steve Schlam



Yom Hakadosh

Neil Fleischmann


Anna Eisen

This article was featured in the Fall 1999 issue of Jewish Action.
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