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That’s Nuts!

Julie Hauser

Tu B’Shevat is around the corner, yet as it’s the middle of the winter and we don’t see blossoming trees, fruits are in the limelight. But did you know that tree nuts are also fruit? A nut can be defined as a “one-seeded fruit” and the “one seed” of this fruit is the nut you eat.

 

Going Nuts!

Rachel Stein

When Morah Tzemach told her fifth grade about making a Tu B’Shevat festival for the entire school, including parents, Avigayil’s green eyes sparkled. And when Morah assigned her the topic of nuts, assorted ideas swirled in her mind faster than a load of laundry spinning in a washing machine.

 

The Lemonade Girls

Sara Miriam Gross

“This is it. This is totally it,” Devorah took out a pair of scissors and carefully cut out the full-color ad from the local circular as they sat at her kitchen table. “We’re signing up. This is what we’ve been waiting for.”



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Seventy Years
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “The sword from without, and machlokes from within”
Helping Our Kids Find Their Mission
Yonoson Rosenblum The best home protection against the “foreign winds”
Meeting for Minchah
Eytan Kobre “A Ten-Minute Appointment for a Five-Minute Encounter”
Top 5 Jewish Grammar Mistakes
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Seeing the errors of our grammatical ways
The Missing Alef
Alef is not simply another letter in the Hebrew alphabet
What Are You Grateful For?
Jacob L. Freedman “I guess all we can do is to be grateful”
A Simple Offering
Faigy Peritzman Our obligations are measured according to our abilities
Building a Better Brain
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Make your home an emotionally safe place to be real
The Cyclist: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Rachel has advanced from “flustered” to “determined”
Wholly Holy
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Realize who you are and how you can impact this world