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As told to C.B. Lieber

Hi kids! Nice to meet you. I’m an artist and I love to paint, especially on walls! I’ve been painting ever since I was small. I even have a picture of my twin sister and me painting white clouds on an orange wall when we were about six. To my mind, blank walls mean they need a painting on them.

 

What a Wedding!

C.B. Lieber

Have you been to a wedding recently? It’s so much fun to rejoice and enjoy the festivities with the chassan and kallah. But did you know that some people have a job that involves attending weddings day after day, week after week? We spoke to people in the wedding business to find out how they make each wedding so special for the family, the friends, and the lucky couple.

 

Jr. Tales: Wedding Blues

Shayna Friedman

Pink, fuzzy pen in hand, Mindi carefully crossed “suits” off her wedding-help list. She was making sure all Mommy’s important things got taken care of, but did Mommy have Mindi’s important thing on her to-do list? Of that, Mindi was not at all sure….

 

Madame Chamberlaine

Tzipie Wolner

“Well,” Donny crossed his arms and looked up at Monsieur Two-Meh-Two. “Can you dance too?” We all stared at Donny. “Donny!” I whispered. “It’s not nice to ask him that!”



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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without