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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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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