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Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

Daliya Shapiro

Want to see a mummified cat? How about a replica of the Titanic made entirely of matchsticks? At any of the 32 Ripley’s Believe It or Not! museums around the world, you’ll be amazed by weird, wacky, and downright strange things.

 

Bumping into Myself

Rochel Burstyn

Malki sighed and glanced at the classroom clock longingly. The second hand was moving so slo-oowly and the blisters on the back of her feet felt like they were getting bigger by the second.

 

The Real Me

Ruchie Bromberg

Dear Diary, It’s me, Ari. I just found this book under my bed and I don’t remember what I’m supposed to do with it. Oh yeah, I’m supposed to write about what’s difficult for me. I can’t find a pen, I’m writing with a crayon now. Oh, I’ll just go get a pen, be right back.



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A Response to "Too Far from Home"
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “Chareidi Israel is not happy to absorb immigrants”
Life after Kollel
Yonoson Rosenblum Remaining a ben Torah requires remaining a bar daas
Angel's Advocate
Eytan Kobre Because this is how’s it’s supposed to be always
Make Your Words Count
Rabbi Shneur Aisenstark This story delivers two sobering lessons for all of us
I Know of What I Speak
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman I would allow my mask to fall, my soul to be revealed
Meet the Tzaddik
Jacob L. Freedman “Aren’t there meds that can get him back to yeshivah?”
Two centuries later, the Chasam Sofer’s niggunim are heard again
Riki Goldstein The musical side of the Chasam Sofer dynasty
How Do You Think of These Words?
Riki Goldstein “For me, the words are the neshamah of the song”
The Song I Can't Stop Singing: Shlomo Simcha
Riki Goldstein “Which song are you connecting to this season?”
Megama Had the Magic
Riki Goldstein Remembering Moshe Yess a”h and Shalom Levine a”h
Living Beyond the Moment
Faigy Peritzman Someone steeped in Torah always lives beyond the moment
Uncertainty
Sarah Chana Radcliffe We can only be sure that we can never be sure
Instinctive Knowledge
With Rav Moshe Wolfson, written by Baila Vorhand Jewish babies are born knowing Hashem
The Gardener: Part II
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer “It’s a secret language called body language”