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Rabbi Nachman Zakon

Which famous rabbi won a prize of 300 gold coins from a Spanish king? Don’t know? Here’s a hint. He wrote an important commentary on Chumash, and was also a doctor. Still don’t know???!! You mean you have never heard of the famous Rabbi Moshe ben Nachman?

 

Jr. Tales: Akiva’s Family Tree

Rachel Stein

Later that morning, while sitting in Mr. Zichron’s class, he stopped mid-doodle when he heard the following announcement: “Just a reminder that your family trees are due tomorrow.” Akiva felt the blood drain from his face, and he slapped his cheek in dismay. How could he have forgotten this project, assigned two weeks ago?

 

Building to Remember

Yisrael Rutman

Since ancient times, people have been building memorials, statues, and other structures to remember the great heroes and events of the past. Some of these still stand and are among the most famous sights in the world. Memorials are still built today, but there have been a few changes.



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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