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  Thanksgiving is a very important holiday for me, and my family and we celebrate it by incorporating both Jewish and American traditions. Our seudah is lavish with extended family...

Feeling It In Your Kishkes

I feel like I’ve been giving a lot of previews to my articles lately … and this week is no different! All year, I’ve had a grand plan of...

A Death In Yeshiva

By Reuben Gampel Two weeks ago, Shana Aleph madrich Michael Riback, z’l, died suddenly. He was a soldier in the IDF and was participating in miluim, reserve duty, on the...

Insight Is 20/20

I used to believe the world was divided into two distinct categories: glasses-wearers and bare-faced—A.K.A., cool girls who get to strut into second grade displaying their trendy look and...

The World Famous Heiligeh Mir Trip

By Josiah N. Gampel The top shiur in DRS is rigorous, requiring a great investment of time, effort, and commitment. As early as ninth grade, students are told that if...


Growing up, Lag B’Omer was mostly noted as the day my father would shave off his prickly beard, a big deal in a family where bedtime hugs and kisses...

Take Your Time

By Talmidah Y I feel like my life these days is just checking off a bucket list of all of the dangerous things that every seminary girl accidentally does during...

My Central Ba’Aretz Experience

By Reema C. Gampel Soon after my bat mitzvah in February 2020 my family was supposed to go to Israel on an extended vacation. This was to be my first...

When We Get To Jerusalem Can I Stay With You?

By Reuben M. Gampel One of my concerns prior to leaving for my gap year was where I would stay during the chagim or on an “off Shabbat,” when the...

Shabbat In Neve Daniel

An important part of Elul Zman, along with long hours in the beit midrash, are frequent bonding exercises that foster camaraderie among Yeshivat Hakotel’s diverse student body. One of...
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