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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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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you