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Not so Knotty — Knitting Knowledge

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

Ever see a gorgeous knitted baby blanket, and wonder who invented knitting? Or maybe you already know how to knit and would like to learn about the different types of knitting…. Keep reading to find out all about knitting.

 

A Scarf of Love

Rhona Lewis

Netanel lined up all the jellybeans left in the package. Ten. He was ten years old. He popped one more into his mouth. Nine left. Boy, was he bored! He should have gone to Avi’s house right after school.

 

Follow Our Leaders

Rabbi Nachman and Miriam Zakon

Today almost everyone goes to yeshivah or seminary for a few years after high school. But not so long ago almost everyone went to work or to college after high school. Except for a few exceptional people, who didn’t care that they were different. All they wanted was more time for Torah. I want to tell you about one of these exceptions — the great talmid chacham, rosh yeshivah, and posek (and Camp Agudah paddleball player)! Rav Yisroel Belsky ztz”l



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Out of This World
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Tali Messing
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Sick Note
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Eternal Joy
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The Appraiser: Part III
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Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
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