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First Family Fun

Sarah Buzaglo

If you were offered a chance to live in a house with a private swimming pool, bowling alley, freezers stocked with over fifty flavors of ice cream, and a private helicopter available day and night, would you take it? But imagine that the offer included a set of strict rules: you can’t ever leave the house whenever you want, and when you do, a team of security guards will follow you everywhere you go. And while you’re out, people will be talking about and taking pictures of everything you do.

 

Jr. Tales

Y. Bromberg

Every legend has a beginning. The legend of Big Zalman is no different. It all began with a few cows, a mysterious old hat, and a dangerous crook. Oh, and a courageous young boy was there, too... His name was Abe. Abe Lincoln.

 

Jolly Solly

R. Atkins

Fishel and Faivish were lying in bed — where they’d been sent at what was, in their opinion, a ridiculously early hour — unable to fall asleep.



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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